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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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19th Mar '16 4:22:47 PM eroock
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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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19th Mar '16 2:33:19 PM eroock
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->"[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9wWBjnaEck doo dee doo doo... doo dee DEE doo... dee doo dee doo... dee dee DEE doo...]]"

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9th Mar '16 9:02:04 PM GrammarNavi
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* ''TheKingOfQueens'': The doorbell of Doug and Carrie's annoying neighbors, the Sackskys.
* ''EverybodyLovesRaymond'': The doorbell of Ray and Debra's annoying rivals, the Parkers.

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* ''TheKingOfQueens'': ''Series/TheKingOfQueens'': The doorbell of Doug and Carrie's annoying neighbors, the Sackskys.
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5th Feb '16 8:59:32 PM nombretomado
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* The ArcadeGame ''Kangaroo'' plays the Big Ben chimes when you ring the bell. (This replenishes the fruits.)

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* The ArcadeGame UsefulNotes/ArcadeGame ''Kangaroo'' plays the Big Ben chimes when you ring the bell. (This replenishes the fruits.)
28th Jan '16 6:29:09 PM mlsmithca
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dp7w6a-siKs=1m32s Setia Band's "Stasiun Cinta"]] play the chimes twice after the first chorus.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wZD9n7InB4=2m04s Heyho's "Stasiun Tua"]] play the chimes after singing "Di Stasiun Tua" in the first chorus.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dp7w6a-siKs=1m32s Setia Band's "Stasiun Cinta"]] play plays the chimes twice after the first chorus.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wZD9n7InB4=2m04s Heyho's "Stasiun Tua"]] play plays the chimes after singing "Di Stasiun Tua" in the first chorus.
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