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signature tune

n
(Music, other) Brit a melody used to introduce or identify a television or radio programme, a dance band, a performer, etc. Also called (esp US and Canadian): theme song
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Noun1.signature tune - a melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/tv program
melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, tune, strain, air, line - a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
Translations

signature tune

n (Brit) → Erkennungsmelodie f

signature tune

n (Brit) → sigla musicale
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He shows no sign of stopping any time soon, with Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies and JJ Abrams' Star Wars films set to feature signature tunes from the maestro later this year.
He will be performing his signature tunes from 6pm to 7pm.
However, the wealth of collectables, a karaoke mode and some great signature tunes and film 'flashbacks' make this well worth a look.
Sosa was best known for signature tunes such as Gracias A La Vida (Thanks To Life) and Si Se Calla El Cantor (If the Singer is Silenced).
He also composed the signature tunes for classics such as Some Mothers Do 'Av 'Em, Are You Being Served?
IF you recall the big dance band era, see how many of these names and signature tunes you remember.
Brown will stop in Lancaster for one show as part of his current national tour and will perform many of his signature tunes.
Inspired by guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stephane Grappelli, the band plays many of their signature tunes, plus others.