There are certain pieces of music that are the favorites of figure skaters and ice skating fans.
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Music from "The Sound of Music" soundtrack has been used ever since the movie was produced in the early 1960s.
Music from any Disney musical is very popular among ice skaters of all ages.
Music from "The Nutcracker" has been skated to by ice skaters of all ages and levels. It is appropriate to skate to music from the Nutcracker at any time of year.
The music from Swan Lake is very popular among women figure skaters.
Music composed by George Gershwin is very popular among ice skaters. American in Paris and Rhapsody in Blue are top favorites.
Songs from the musical Fiddler on the Roof are top favorites among figure skaters. The song, "If I Were A Rich Man," is quite popular.
It seems like every little boy who ice skates will skate to Star Wars at least once in his skating career.
Ravel's Bolero was made popular by 1984 Olympic Ice Dance Champions Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean.
During every figure skating competition season, skaters everywhere will be seen competing to Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata."
In recent years the music from the Phantom of the Opera is popular among all figure skaters.
What is your favorite ice skating music? Most people like classical music for figure skating. Others love music from Broadway musicals and movies. Share your thoughts on music for figure skating.