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29th Apr '17 5:06:28 PM nombretomado
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* It appears briefly at the beginning of the ''TokimekiMemorial'' stage in ''Jikkyou Oshaberi Parodius''. And by extension, it's a staple of the ''TokimekiMemorial'' series, being {{Creator/Konami}}'s Japanese HighSchool RomanceGame series.

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* It appears briefly at the beginning of the ''TokimekiMemorial'' ''VisualNovel/TokimekiMemorial'' stage in ''Jikkyou Oshaberi Parodius''. And by extension, it's a staple of the ''TokimekiMemorial'' ''Tokimeki Memorial'' series, being {{Creator/Konami}}'s Japanese HighSchool RomanceGame series.
11th Apr '17 6:27:13 PM karstovich2
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* The ThemeSong to ''Series/YesMinister'' was based on this motif.

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* The ThemeSong to ''Series/YesMinister'' was based on this motif.motif (after all the original is attached to the Houses of Parliament in Westminster).


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* ''Series/KeepingUpAppearances'': The doorbell of the Buckets, probably at the insistence of Hyacinth (who insists the name [[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY is pronounced "Bouquet"]]). Whenever people ring the doorbell, they give a look evincing the thought, "dear God, even her ''doorbell'' is pretentious!"
26th Feb '17 2:57:18 PM nombretomado
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* It appears briefly at the beginning of the ''TokimekiMemorial'' stage in ''Jikkyou Oshaberi Parodius''. And by extension, it's a staple of the ''TokimekiMemorial'' series, being {{Konami}}'s Japanese HighSchool RomanceGame series.

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* It appears briefly at the beginning of the ''TokimekiMemorial'' stage in ''Jikkyou Oshaberi Parodius''. And by extension, it's a staple of the ''TokimekiMemorial'' series, being {{Konami}}'s {{Creator/Konami}}'s Japanese HighSchool RomanceGame series.
4th Feb '17 9:38:46 PM Xtifr
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* In the PatrickStewart narrated version of ''AChristmasCarol'', the chimes are used to indicate each quarter hour between midnight and one AM as Scrooge waited for the appearance of the Ghost of Christmas Past. The original book only uses "ding dong" for this purpose, but perhaps something more interesting was desired for an audio-only presentation.

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* In the PatrickStewart Creator/PatrickStewart narrated version of ''AChristmasCarol'', ''Literature/AChristmasCarol'', the chimes are used to indicate each quarter hour between midnight and one AM as Scrooge waited for the appearance of the Ghost of Christmas Past. The original book only uses "ding dong" for this purpose, but perhaps something more interesting was desired for an audio-only presentation.
29th Jan '17 6:38:49 PM tropower
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* In ''Film/BackToTheFuture'', when Marty travels back in time to 1955, the Hill Valley clock tower plays these at one point.
16th Oct '16 11:55:49 PM mlsmithca
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* [[Music/PaulMcCartney Paul]] wasn't the only ex-[[Music/TheBeatles Beatle]] to work the WestminsterChimes into one of his solo songs. They also feature quite prominently as a RecurringRiff in GeorgeHarrison's "Ding Dong, Ding Dong."
* Played on the harp in the "London Symphony" by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

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* [[Music/PaulMcCartney Paul]] wasn't the only ex-[[Music/TheBeatles Beatle]] to work the WestminsterChimes into one of his solo songs. They also feature quite prominently as a RecurringRiff in GeorgeHarrison's Music/GeorgeHarrison's "Ding Dong, Ding Dong."
* Played on the harp in the "London Symphony" first and last movements of Symphony No.2, ''A London Symphony'', by Ralph Vaughan Williams.Williams, as a way of establishing the London-inspired atmosphere of the symphony and then bringing it full circle.



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* Well the TropeNamer and TropeCodifier is [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiKOhOzQyZg Big Ben]] isn't it?
* Lots of doorbells have this as one of their standard digital tones.
* Some electronic air raid sirens have it as a test signal. So imagine the electronic doorbell tones, but at earsplitting volume, too!
* Japanese Schoolbells often use the Westminster chimes tune.
* Many antique clocks used this as a chime after "Big Ben" was built. However, the tune really originated from Great St. Mary's church in Cambridge, England, [[http://www.gsm.cam.ac.uk/great-st-marys/bells/ and was known as the "Cambridge" chimes before it was used in "Big Ben" at the Westminster Palace.]]
* Brownies (the UK equivalent of Girl Scouts) often used to end meetings with a song to this tune: "Oh Lord our God/ Thy children call/ Grant us thy peace/ And bless us all." Nowadays, because of the reference to God, another song is often used instead.
* At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Charlotte Dujardin won Britain's first individual dressage gold in decades, with a routine that matched the chimes to the strides in a [[http://theequestriannews.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Olympic-dressage_DuJardinC_5x4.jpg canter pirouette]].
* Seems to be endemic to colleges and their belltowers. Examples include the University of Michigan and the Ohio State University.
* The Ohio State University Marching Band leads off its rendition of the school's alma mater, "Carmen Ohio", with an imitation of the campus's Orton Hall chimes.
* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salt_Lake_City_and_County_Building City and County Building]] in Salt Lake City.
* In Indonesia, train stations play this sound as a sign of train departure and arrival. Upon arrival of a train, the chimes will be looped continuously until it departs from the station. Indonesians mostly refers to the chimes as bel kereta, which means "train bells".

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* Well "Tender Shepherd" in the TropeNamer and TropeCodifier is [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiKOhOzQyZg Big Ben]] isn't it?
* Lots of doorbells have this as one of their standard digital tones.
* Some electronic air raid sirens have it as a test signal. So imagine
musical ''PeterPan'', though the electronic doorbell tones, but at earsplitting volume, too!
* Japanese Schoolbells often use the Westminster chimes tune.
* Many antique clocks used this as a chime after "Big Ben" was built. However, the tune really originated from Great St. Mary's church in Cambridge, England, [[http://www.gsm.cam.ac.uk/great-st-marys/bells/ and was known as the "Cambridge" chimes before it was used in "Big Ben" at the Westminster Palace.]]
* Brownies (the UK equivalent of Girl Scouts) often used to end meetings with a song to this tune: "Oh Lord our God/ Thy children call/ Grant us thy peace/ And bless us all." Nowadays, because of the reference to God, another song
low "sol" is often used instead.
* At
avoided by the 2012 Summer Olympics, Charlotte Dujardin won Britain's first individual dressage gold in decades, with a routine that matched the chimes to the strides in a [[http://theequestriannews.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Olympic-dressage_DuJardinC_5x4.jpg canter pirouette]].
* Seems to be endemic to colleges and their belltowers. Examples include the University of Michigan and the Ohio State University.
* The Ohio State University Marching Band leads off its rendition of the school's alma mater, "Carmen Ohio", with an imitation of the campus's Orton Hall chimes.
* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salt_Lake_City_and_County_Building City and County Building]] in Salt Lake City.
* In Indonesia, train stations play this sound as a sign of train departure and arrival. Upon arrival of a train, the chimes will be looped continuously until it departs from the station. Indonesians mostly refers to the chimes as bel kereta, which means "train bells".
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* "Tender Shepherd" in the musical ''PeterPan'', though the low "sol" is often avoided by the singers.
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* Well the TropeNamer and TropeCodifier is [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiKOhOzQyZg Big Ben]] isn't it?
* Lots of doorbells have this as one of their standard digital tones.
* Some electronic air raid sirens have it as a test signal. So imagine the electronic doorbell tones, but at earsplitting volume, too!
* Japanese Schoolbells often use the Westminster chimes tune.
* Many antique clocks used this as a chime after "Big Ben" was built. However, the tune really originated from Great St. Mary's church in Cambridge, England, [[http://www.gsm.cam.ac.uk/great-st-marys/bells/ and was known as the "Cambridge" chimes before it was used in "Big Ben" at the Westminster Palace.]]
* Brownies (the UK equivalent of Girl Scouts) often used to end meetings with a song to this tune: "Oh Lord our God/ Thy children call/ Grant us thy peace/ And bless us all." Nowadays, because of the reference to God, another song is often used instead.
* At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Charlotte Dujardin won Britain's first individual dressage gold in decades, with a routine that matched the chimes to the strides in a [[http://theequestriannews.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Olympic-dressage_DuJardinC_5x4.jpg canter pirouette]].
* Seems to be endemic to colleges and their belltowers. Examples include the University of Michigan and the Ohio State University.
* The Ohio State University Marching Band leads off its rendition of the school's alma mater, "Carmen Ohio", with an imitation of the campus's Orton Hall chimes.
* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salt_Lake_City_and_County_Building City and County Building]] in Salt Lake City.
* In Indonesia, train stations play this sound as a sign of train departure and arrival. Upon arrival of a train, the chimes will be looped continuously until it departs from the station. Indonesians mostly refers to the chimes as bel kereta, which means "train bells".
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30th May '16 11:26:37 AM Knight20
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19th Mar '16 6:24:28 PM HeraldAlberich
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* The Ohio State University Marching Band leads off its rendition of the school's alma mater, "Carmen Ohio", with an imitation of the campus's Orton Hall chimes.
19th Mar '16 4:23:08 PM eroock
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-->All through this hour/Lord be my guide/And by Thy power/No foot shall slide

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* The September chapter of ''Anime/TheGardenOfWords'' starts with a scene at school where the Big Ben sound can be heard in the background.

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