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Some of the background themes to the latter-war Deutsche Wochenschau battle scenes were almost classical in their "virtuosity". Who composed them? Which orchestra played them?
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obit for Norbert Schultze: http://www.brightlightsfilm.com/46/norbert.htm
"Recruited for military service, Schultze was mainly involved in composing music for Wochenschau journals during the war."
reference to Herbert Windt: Deutsche Wochenschau Nr. 681 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0035803/fullcredits#cast
"Music Department: Herbert Windt .... composer: stock music"
I believe the opening fanfare comes from Liszt's Preludes
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As I already mentioned before, the recordings used in German newsreels were radio recordings. Many of them were recorded and used for various purposes (i.e. weren't specially composed for a particular event, scene, newsreel or radio broadcast).
Some of the composers that composed music for German newsreels were Hans Ebert, Franz R. Friedl, Siegfried Scheffler, Hermann Unger (see Prieberg's Handbuch, pp. 1289, 1688, 6060, 7314) and, I assume, quite a few others (see another name below).
Attached is an example of what a record containing newsreel music looked like: It's a standard German (wartime) radio record. The title is quite common: "Dramatisches Vorspiel" (with a note: Wochenschaumusik), composed by Kurt Graunke. The performer is the band of the Wachbataillon der Luftwaffe, conducted by the composer. (Needless to say, other recordings used in newsreels were made by various performers; this band was just one of many.)