British Composer Alec Makinson has been creating compelling original music for media for over 20 years. His catalog of over 1,400 tracks includes Corporate, Christmas, quirky Kids music, Dramatic cues, regal Renaissance, and exotic World Beat tracks -- often used in documentaries, TV/Radio commercials, jingles, and stage productions. Alec’s compositions enjoy a wide range of major clients, including USA National Cable TV, BBC Radio 1, BBC 1 Television, BBC 2, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, National TV ads in UK, and many other clients worldwide.
Alec Makinson is a genius in the variety and high quality range of music offered in his large catalog we offer on our site. He relishes the challenge of composing in a wide range of musical genres, and has created music that would fit nicely and enhance greatly just about any production under the sun.
Bright & staccato classical baroque style waltz. Very stately, graceful and historic English Lords and Ladies curtsying and bowing as they danced. Features marcato string ensemble, oboe, bassoon and piano. PERFECT FOR HISTORICAL & DRAMA. Main mix, 60, 30 and 10sec versions, Instrumental, Classical, Romantic
Regal, gracious and stately string orchestral theme. Very sprightly and noble with a baroque feel, depicting grandure and proud history. Features strings, english horn, bassoon and french horn. Perfect for English history, documentary, Kings & Queens etc. - Main, 60 & 30 and strings only versions, Instrumental, Classical, Baroque
Stately, regal & grand English classical finery in the Baroque style. Featuring strings, harpsichord and bassoon. Ideal for accompanying views of English or European finery, rollings estates, larger properties and period costume. 60sec and 30sec versions, Instrumental, Classical, Baroque
Church organ version of the popular 'Bridal Chorus' by Wagner. Ideal for those wedding related adverts - Bridal Wear, Suit Hire, Florists, Wedding Cake Makers, Bridal Cars etc. Perfect for radio/TV commercial - 30sec, Instrumental, Classical, Classical, Richard Wagner
Stately, joyful and slightly whimsical Palm Court style string quartet - in the style of Fawlty Towers. Rather upbeat and perky, conjures up images of afternoon tea in a grand hotel when one used to dress for dinner. Perfect for comedy, commercials, spoofs or documentary and TV reality programmes. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Corporate classical baroque style strings. Rhythmic marcato string sections drive this piece forward in a grand and stately fashion, with purpose. Great for adding depth, experience and a sense of establishment to documentary, corporate or commercials. Full and underscore commercial length cuts. Instrumental, Classical, 21st Century
Insistent, rhythmic and forward pushing piano. Gives a sense of urgency and busy activity. Equally perfect for period drama, through to corporate. The full mix has cello and strings accompaniment which adds a slightly reflective quality, whilst the piano only mix is more corporate. Instrumental, Action, Moderate Orchestral
Elegant, stately and serene string quartet version of the popular wedding theme composed by Richard Wagner. Perfect for non church ceremonies in grand surroundings. Bring a touch of class to your special day. Great also for commercials, documentary, drama and social media videos. 60sec and 30sec, Instrumental, Themes, Wedding Music
Taken from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker ballet, the 'Dance of the Mirlitons' is a popular and well known classical work, which has been used in many adverts before, but still lends itself beautifully to commercials with this 30sec version and underscore mix. Instrumental, Classical, Romantic
Light & wonderous, bright & festive, with a wintery feel. Christmas adaptation of Tchaikovsky's 'Sugar Plum Fairy', adapted commercials, but great for snow scenes, cartoon characterisations and festive fun. Features pizzicato strings, bassoon, glockenspiel, boys choir and light drum beat. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
Beautiful, pure and uplifting, pseudo-classical, rhythmic theme. Using only the female voice in various forms - from synthesized through to operatic. Has a slightly industrial, mechanical & futuristic feel. Very different - great for Commercials & documentary. 60sec, 40sec, 30sec & 12sec versions, Instrumental, Corporate, Corp. New Age Acoustic
Grand, refined & ceremonial march, very patriotic & dignified, full orchestral version of Edward Elgar's 'Pomp & Circumstance' March number one. Also known as 'Land of Hope & Glory', which has become the theme for the' Last Night of the Proms'. Made in commercial length versions of 60sec & 30sec. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Uplifting, proud and noble baroque style classical piece for chamber string orchestra. Very stately & strident with real movement. Oozes grandure, style and wealth. Ideal for depicting country estates, rolling impressive landscapes & aristocracy for documentary & history. Main mix & 30sec versions, Instrumental, Classical, Baroque
Spritely, whimsical and playful, yet slightly hesitant and cumbersome, Classical piece with stops and various movements and moods. Features string section, pizzicato strings, french horns, & oboe. Ideal for light period drama, silent movie and animation. Main mix, underscore & 30sec versions, Instrumental, Dramatic, Whimsical Music
Elegant, bright and fresh hypnotic accapella choir featuring female staccato voice in the style of Philip Glass. Contemporary and futuristic, with a light classical feel, with stops and various passages. Distinctive, perfect for Ad campaigns to AV. Various cuts & mixes, Instrumental, Classical, Classical Choral
Cathedral organ version of Mendelssohn's popular 'Wedding March' commonly used as a processional piece when the happy couple leave the church. Beautiful and stately, with pomp and ceremony. A rousing finale after the wedding ceremony. Featuring a grand pipe organ. Instrumental, Classical, Romantic, Felix Mendelssohn
Sweet and pensive orchestral gypsy waltz, with flavours of Hungary and Russia. Features Gypsy Violin, Piano Sweet Strings Flutes & Glockenspiel. Various movements and moods with stops and starts. Melodramatic PBS murder mystery, silent movie. Main mix, 44sec theme, clarinet movement, string movement, Instrumental, East European, Hungary