Composer Gerhard Trede wrote the entire music for the German Wochenschauen (weekly cinema newsreels) of the 50s and 60s.
Everyone in Germany knew his fast-paced sports themes, his serious music for political segments and state visits, as well as his whimsical big band recordings for children and everyday life. Luckily, a majority of these old recordings were saved. They are now newly published and appear as the albums series Trede and the collection within SCD known as the ARCHIVAL series. These brilliant tracks perfectly reflect the spirit and feel of the 50s and 60s.