Glockenspiel – swissinfo


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From A2 onward /English

The following video about the “GLOCKENSPIEL by Swissinfo.ch / Swiss TV archive speaks in a highly interesting way about something technical the Swiss can be proud of.

http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/multimedia/video/detail.html?siteSect=15045&sid=10697275

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qTYBEkNtYc&feature=channel_page

My questions are:

– In which city is the Glockenspiel (usually) positioned and by which countries was it donated to  the city of Westminster?

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–  How  was ist transported in 1985?

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–  Who is Gerhard Spielman?

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–  By which company were the bells tuned?

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–  What was  the Glockenspiel considered to be?

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–  What happened to the carillon because of the fact that the building,  where  it had been positioned, changed proprietor?

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–  What can you say about the wooden fugures ?

–  When is the new Glockenspiel supposed to be inaugurated ?……………………….

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