Musical Song Lists

34 Perfect Musical Theatre Songs in 3/4 Time

Are you searching for a musical theatre song specifically in 3/4 time for an upcoming project or audition? While it may not be the most common time signature, there are plenty of songs that fit the bill. Below, you’ll find a list of musical theatre songs in 3/4 time, broken down by vocal type.


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Altos

Breathe” – In the Heights

Distant Melody” – Peter Pan

Goodbye, My Love” – Ragtime

Kind of Woman” – Pippin


Baritones

Foolish to Think” – A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

Gliding” – Ragtime

I Was Here” – The Glorious Ones

Look Over There” – La Cage aux Folles


Basses

Edelweiss” – The Sound of Music

Fear No More” – The Frogs

In My Own Lifetime” – The Rothschilds

Lost in the Darkness” – Jekyll & Hyde


Contras

Could I Leave You?” – Follies

I Dreamed a Dance” – Next to Normal

Last Midnight” – Into the Woods

Natasha Lost” – The Great Comet


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Mezzo-Sopranos

Everything Changes” – Waitress

Measure the Valleys” – Raisin

No One Else” – The Great Comet

Spread a Little Sunshine” – Pippin


Sopranos

Goodnight My Someone” – The Music Man

I Love You” – Song of Norway

Love Makes the World Go ‘Round” – Carnival

The Finer Things” – Jane Eyre


Tenors

I’m Calm” – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Isn’t That Enough?” – Honeymoon in Vegas

Leave – Once

Love Can’t Happen” – Grand Hotel

Molasses to Rum” – 1776


Trebles

Home Again” – Captain Louie

My Best Girl” – Mame

Round-Shouldered Man” – The Secret Garden

What If” – The Addams Family


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Which of these musical theatre songs in 3/4 time is your favorite?

And what are you working on at the moment? Have you ever performed any of the above songs before? Feel free to share in the comments below!


Stacy Karyn, Author of Musical Theatre Songs in 3/4 Time.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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