Unidentified radio/newsreel music

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Re: Unidentified radio/newsreel music

Post by Ivan Ž. » 07 Apr 2021 08:42

The Geth wrote:
07 Apr 2021 03:52
Can anyone tell me which tunes comprise the soundtrack to the second reel of Wochenschau 574? The first and second tracks in particular (Mussolini's arrival/troop review scenes) have piqued my interest.
Hello and :welcome:

The second track (1:41-2:00) is Husadel's march "Flieger-Fanfare".

Wagner's Grand War March from "Rienzi" (Act III, Finale) at 3:41-7:20.

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Re: Unidentified radio/newsreel music

Post by The Geth » 07 Apr 2021 09:32

Thanks a bunch Ivan, that's quite helpful! I'm wondering if the march starting at 2:00 is also possibly some German flier's march, or else possibly an Italian march. Wochenschau was known to use Italian-themed music on occasion, but I'm not certain if that's the case here.

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Re: Unidentified radio/newsreel music

Post by Tretyak » 09 Apr 2021 09:31

The Geth wrote:
07 Apr 2021 09:32
I'm wondering if the march starting at 2:00 is also possibly some German flier's march, or else possibly an Italian march.
Yes, this is another Husadel's fanfare march, "Ministerfanfare", dedicated to the Reichsminister der Luftfahrt Hermann Göring.

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Re: Unidentified radio/newsreel music

Post by Ivan Ž. » 09 Apr 2021 12:14

A nice identification, Egor! Haven't heard that piece before.

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Re: Unidentified radio/newsreel music

Post by The Geth » 10 Apr 2021 11:01

Tretyak wrote:
09 Apr 2021 09:31
Yes, this is another Husadel's fanfare march, "Ministerfanfare", dedicated to the Reichsminister der Luftfahrt Hermann Göring.
That's amazing, thanks so much! That one seems to be a very rare tune, there isn't a lot of reference to it I can find. I can't help but wonder if a period recording exists in some dusty attic somewhere.

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Re: Unidentified radio/newsreel music

Post by otode20s » 19 Jan 2022 17:44

Hello.

Does anyone know the names of these tracks played during newsreels.
I created a video that contains 3 unidentified tracks.
https://mega.nz/file/5RhFAYpC#0pKlOA888 ... HLFlbtrBWU

1st track from 0:00 to 2:12.
2nd track from 2:12 to 4:20.
and 3rd track from 4:20 to 5:12.
1st track sounds similar to Husadel's "Minister-Fanfare" that was mentioned above.

Thank you!

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Re: Unidentified radio/newsreel music

Post by reichmusik » 14 Oct 2022 05:40

That 3rd piece I'm stuck on, I've heard it before and here's the newsreel of it as I'm sure you know, but for others, maybe it'll help, from 7:20 to 8:10 https://archive.org/details/1944-10-25- ... nschau-738

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Re: Unidentified radio/newsreel music

Post by Ivan Ž. » 14 Oct 2022 10:13

Hello, reichmusik

That piece has been posted for identification several times, but it remains unidentified. As I wrote before, one of its first uses (if not the first) was in the 1941 film "Die Leibstandarte-SS 'Adolf Hitler' im Einsatz" (the scene where they enter Yugoslavia), and later it was mostly used in newsreel scenes showing various volunteers. Note that part of the melody is quite similar to the Imperial Russian anthem "God Save the Tsar!"

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Re: Unidentified radio/newsreel music

Post by reichmusik » 31 Oct 2022 03:41

Thanks Ivan, and yes I remember it originally from that 1941 newsreel. I haven't heard of God save the Tsar before and just listenied to a few pieces, and as you mention I hear some similarities. I think there's a bit of that similarity that goes around many European countries marches. As for example, I was in Rome recently and a random marching band went by that day, the march while Itailian in sound, did have markings of a German one, I wish I recorded it.

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Music being played by the LSSAH band

Post by Ehrenwacher » 20 Jan 2023 22:47

Can somebody please identify the first song being played from [0:05 - 00:50] in this footage?

http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtu ... bfe62ef102#

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