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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.



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Total Tracks: 1,559

SoundPacks | Instrumental Tracks (1545 Tracks) | Vocal Tracks (12) |
Music Genres For Alec Makinson
Action | African | Americana | Animal | Asian | Blues | Brazilian | Cartoon | Childrens | Chinese | Christmas | Circus | Classical | Comedy | Corporate | Country | Dance | Dangerous | Dramatic | Drums | East European | Electronic | European | Folk | Hawaiian | Hip Hop | Horror | Indian | Japanese | Jazz | Latin | Middle East | Military | National Anthem | New Age | News | Pop | Reggae | RnB | Rock | Science Fiction | Soundalikes | Spiritual | Sports | Themes | Tropical | UK Bass | World Fusion |



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O SOLE MIO (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Easy-going & laid-back version of the traditional Italian folk / operatic tune. This simple romantic wandering mistrel style version features mandolins and acoustic guitars. Great for romantic mood, travel or restaurants - A real flavour of Italy!! Main mix & 30sec versions, Instrumental, European, Italy
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - European, Italy
405776 1:28 Med Fast 134   
30sec (30sec) - Dramatic, Romantic Music
405777 0:31 Med Fast 134   


GOD SAVE THE QUEEN (ORCHESTRAL) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Regal and stately grand orchestral version of Great Britain's national anthem. The 3 verse version opens with string orchestra, middle woodwind section and ends with full orchestra. The 1 verse 40sec version is strings & orchestra. Instrumental, European, England
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Orchestral version) - European, England
397584 1:59 Slow 70   
Variation (40sec 1 verse) - European, England
397590 0:43 Slow 70   


A PIZZA HEAVEN (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2011
Alec Makinson Jolly, sing-a-long, foot-tapping, uplifting and friendly, cliche Italian cafe music. Really warm, inviting and cooked to perfection. Perfect for Italian restaurant, take-aways, and holiday commercials. Good for adding your own vocals or just a voice-over. 30sec full & 30sec underscore versions, Instrumental, European, Italy
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec commercial) - European, Italy
452402 0:31 Very Fast 186   


LIKE MAMA USED TO MAKE (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Uptempo, lively and jolly traditional Mediterranean style theme. Features mandolins, acoustic guitar, fiddle and light percussion. Ideal for world music, Greece and Italy, travel and commercials. Main mix (which contains slower middle section), underscore, 60 and 30sec versions, Instrumental, European, Greek Traditional
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - European, Greek Traditional
538940 2:21 Medium 127   
30sec (30sec) - European, Italy
400775 0:33 Medium 127   
60sec (60sec) - European, Greek Traditional
400774 1:04 Medium 127   
Full Track (extended version) - European, Greek Traditional
424575 3:06 Medium 127   
Variation (underscore) - European, European
400773 2:20 Medium 127   


GREEK SALAD (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Passionate, eloquent and unhurried, traditional style, Greek, Italian or Mediterranean folk dance. Cinematic, warm and friendly Taverna music. Perfect for travelogue, Greek holidays, historic Greece & European music. Features Acoustic Guitar, Bandolin, Mandolin, strings & tambourine. Instrumental, Folk, European Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Folk, European Folk
421955 2:28 Medium 125   
Full Track - European, Greek Traditional
424863 3:14 Medium 125   
60sec (60sec) - European, Greek Traditional
421954 1:02 Medium 125   
30sec (30sec) - European, Greek Traditional
421953 0:32 Medium 125   


SCOTLAND THE BRAVE (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Old Scottish traditional patriotic folk tune which has become a strong contender for it's national anthem. You can almost smell the heather and the haggis. Featuring large band of drum and fife or bagpipes and snare drums. Perfect for travelogues, commercials & all things scottish. Instrumental, European, Scotland
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (main mix) - European, Scotland
398759 0:57 Very Fast 184   


ENGLISH COUNTRY GARDEN (30SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Gentile, whistful, warm and inviting version of the traditional English folk classic. Fairly pacey, with movement, great for garden related commercials, garden products, plants, fresh products. Also good for country fairs, fetes, and events. Features acoustic guitar, strings, mellow bell synth. Instrumental, European, England
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec commercial) - European, England
399549 0:32 Med Fast 130   


MAFIOSO (30SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Romantic Italian, Slow, lyrical, over the top if a little tongue-in-cheek jingle bed. Features lyrical mandolin and lush strings. Very 'Godfather' - perfect for creative 30 second commercial. Sweet, tearjerker strings, elegant & touching parody certain to bring a smile. Italian promo, Instrumental, European, Italy
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec commercial) - European, Italy
399552 0:32 Medium 116   


ME OLD COCK SPARROW (16" CUE) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Fun, Zany, Runaround knees-up style programme cue. Great for novelty quiz, game show theme, or kids. Has a sort of modern rag-time feel. Features synth lead, strummed banjo, organ and piano. Full mix 16sec cue, 16sec underscore cue and talk-over bed. Instrumental, European, England
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15sec (main version) - European, England
362704 0:18 Very Fast   
Variation (16sec underscore) - European, England
362706 0:18 Very Fast   
Bed (Production Bed) - Comedy, Comedy Music
362707 2:10 Fast 150   


HAXTON HALL (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2012
Alec Makinson 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
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main version) - Classical, Baroque
511476 1:25 Medium 115   
30sec (30sec commercial) - European, European
511503 0:30 Medium 115   


PETIT FOURS (60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2012
Alec Makinson Lively, upbeat and catchy French style jazz. Out for a drive, zipping around the rural French countryside in your Citroen C5. Very jaunty and whimsical. Features violin, acoustic guitars, whistle, acoustic bass, brush drum kit. Great for commercials, comedy, reality TV. Various mixes, Instrumental, European, France
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60sec main mix) - European, France
555411 1:01 Very Fast 172   
30sec (30sec full mix) - European, European
555420 0:31 Very Fast 172   
Variation (60sec underscore) - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
555419 1:01 Very Fast 172   
30sec (30sec underscore) - Dramatic, Happy Music
555421 0:30 Very Fast 172   


MYSTERY MAN IN THE SHADOWS (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2012
Alec Makinson Very retro, straight from the swinging 60's, this twangy electric guitar lead track is in the style of the early guitar greats like The Shadows, Duane Eddy, and Jet Harris & Tony Meehan. Takes you right back to the time of the British invasion, mini skirts & flower power. Great for pop documentary, Instrumental, Pop, Pop Oldies
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Pop, Pop Oldies
554682 2:31 Med Fast 135   
30sec (30sec ) - European, England
554691 0:30 Med Fast 135   


O MAIDEN FAIR (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2012
Alec Makinson Early 14th Century Renaissance dance. Melodic, sweet, tuneful, circular and progressive. Suitable for peasants and gentry alike, a sociable and gentle dance. Features recorders, crumhorn, English horn, harp & flute. Great for Historic documentary & period drama between 12th & 17th centuries. Instrumental, European, European
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - European, European
540938 2:05 Medium 115   
30sec (30sec cut) - European, England
540942 0:31 Medium 115   
Variation (no percussion mix) - Folk, British Folk
540940 1:10 Medium 115   


HERITAGE (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2011
Alec Makinson 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
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Classical, Baroque
503777 2:31 Medium 128   
60sec (60sec strings mix) - Classical, Baroque
503786 1:01 Medium 128   
Variation (main string mix) - European, England
503785 2:31 Medium 128   
30sec (30sec full mix) - Classical, Classical
503784 0:32 Medium 128   
60sec (60sec full mix) - Dramatic, Patriotic Music
503782 1:01 Medium 128   
30sec (30sec strings mix) - European, European Vintage
503787 0:32 Medium 128   


LONDONDERRY AIR (DANNY BOY) (FLUTE VERSE 38") - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Light, lyrical and atmospheric orchestral version of the tradtional Irish folk tune 'Danny Boy'. Features haunting english horn lead, flute, harp, lush strings, male voice choir and percussion. Great for travel and anything Irish from the Shamrock Isles. Main mix, chorus 42" & flute verse 38" Instrumental, European, Ireland
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (flute mix 38sec) - European, Ireland
419289 0:41 Med Slow 104   


SKYE BOAT SONG (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2012
Alec Makinson Gentle, dreamy and haunting version of the traditional Scottish or Celtic folk song. Romantic and softly lilting notion of a rowing boat journey, a short way across the sea, to the Isle of Skye with all it's breath taking scenery. Perfect for vacations, travelogues, documentary and history. Instrumental, European, Scotland
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - European, Scotland
555670 3:15 Med Slow 84   


MOONLIGHT OVER THE ACROPOLIS (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Lively, Greek traditional-style mid-tempo folk dance. Full of Mediterranean warmth, romance & charm. Features bouzouki, mandolin, acoustic guitars & tambourines. Perfect for Commercials through to travelogues. Main Mix, 60sec, 30sec A & 30sec B versions, Instrumental, European, Italy
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - European, Italy
428941 3:26 Med Slow 100   
30sec (30sec mix A) - European, Greek Traditional
428917 0:32 Med Slow 100   
60sec (60sec) - European, Greek Traditional
428939 1:02 Med Slow 100   
30sec (30sec B mix) - European, European
428938 0:32 Med Slow 100   


PATRICKS TATTIES (60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2011
Alec Makinson Uplifting, jolly & lively Irish style reel. Full of the flavour of the Shamrock Isle and good craic! Features authentic instruments - acoustic guitar, Accordion, Concertina, Tin Whistle & Fiddle. PERFECT FOR ST PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATIONS, Travelogues, History & documentary. 60,40 & 30sec versions, Instrumental, European, Ireland
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (main mix) - European, Ireland
458236 1:00 Medium 123   


SCARBOROUGH FAIR (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Gentile, warm and inviting, yet reflective version of the old English folk tune. Pastoral and romantic. Features poignant solo violin, flute, acoustic guitar, harp and strings. Great for Commercials, documentary and travelogues, romantic love story, engagement or wedding music. Instrumental, European, England
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - European, England
395368 1:56 Mixed 112   
30sec (30sec) - European, European
395371 0:32 Mixed 112   


CELTIC DREAMS (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson New Age, dreamy, beautiful, floaty Celtic atmosphere. Features authentic solo female Celtic vocal with light accompanyment and angelic choir. Main mix and 30sec commercial versions, Female Vocals, European, Ireland
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - European, Ireland
459103 2:01 Slow 75   
30sec (30sec) - Dramatic, Patriotic Music
358142 0:31 Slow 75   


BIER KELLER (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2011
Alec Makinson Light & breezy German or Bavarian traditional style drinking song. Featuring an Oom Pah style band of accordions, tuba, euphonium & clarinets. Great for travelogues, documentary and history. Main mix, underscore, 30sec & 30sec underscore versions, Instrumental, European, Germany
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - European, Germany
507218 1:48 Fast 150   
30sec A (30sec commercial) - European, Germany
507238 0:31 Fast 150   
30sec B (30sec underscore) - European, Austria
507239 0:31 Fast 150   
Variation (underscore) - European, Austria
507231 1:49 Fast 150   


GREENSLEEVES (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Stately, period and gentile version of 'Ye olde English' traditional folk tune. Very Baroque style and period. Featuring period instruments - harpsichord, mandolin and flute. Perfect for historic English applications. Main mix, underscore and sting versions, Instrumental, European, England
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - European, England
363898 1:12 Fast 165   
Stinger (Sting) - European, England
363904 0:07 Fast 165   
Variation (underscore) - European, England
363901 0:37 Fast 165   


WHEN THE BOAT COMES IN (MAIN MIX WITH FX - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Jolly & upbeat version of the traditional English folk song from Northumberland. Also known as 'Dance Ti Thy Daddy' or 'Thou shall have a fishy'. Opens with whistle & harmonica, then acoustic guitar joins, building to accordion band style - versions with & w/o sea fx. Instrumental, Folk, Sea Shanties
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main with sea fx) - Folk, Sea Shanties
422259 1:35 Med Slow 102   
30sec A (accordion with fx ) - European, England
422252 0:31 Med Slow 102   
30sec B (accordion mix no fx) - Folk, Traditional Folk
422238 0:31 Med Slow 102   
Full Track (main mix w/o sea fx) - Folk, European Folk
422244 1:31 Med Slow 102   
30sec (30sec flute mix) - Folk, European Folk
422243 0:32 Med Slow 102   


MERRY ENGLAND (30SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Jolly, medieval or baroque, 'Ye Olde' England uptempo jig. Back in time to the 1500's around the period of King Henry VIII, a merry dance for gentry and peasants alike. Featuring oboe, traditional percussion, lute. Great for documentary, historical, travel, & Re-enactment commercials, Instrumental, European, England
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec commercial) - European, England
402213 0:33 Med Fast 134   


BON VIVANTE - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Cheeky, playful, upbeat and fun acoustic theme. Very continental Europe, cheesy and quirky. Accordion, acoustic guitar, vibes, pizzicato, saxophone. Great travelogue, comic chase, kids video game, flash, romantic comedy or fun commercials. Underscore, 60sec, 30sec, 30sec versions, Instrumental, Dramatic, Whimsical Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
416667 1:23 Medium 125   
30sec A (30sec) - European, France
416672 0:33 Medium 125   
30sec B (30sec underscore) - European, European
416673 0:33 Medium 125   
Variation (underscore) - Dramatic, Heartwarming Music
416670 1:23 Medium 125   
60sec (60sec) - Dramatic, Happy Music
416671 1:02 Medium 125   


PAVEMENTS OF PARIS (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Think French pavement cafe in the moonlight. Romantic, catchy mid tempo cliche accordion waltz theme. Perfect for all things French. Features accordion ensemble with light percussion. You'd be in-Seine to miss this track!! Main mix & 33sec versions, Instrumental, European, France
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - European, France
377748 1:55 Medium 128   
30sec (33 sec) - European, France
377750 0:34 Medium 128   


GRAND BAROQUE (60") - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson 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
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Classical, Baroque
362757 1:01 Fast   
30sec - European, European
362758 0:32 Med Slow 89   


MATADOR OLE (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2011
Alec Makinson Lively and dramatic, full bodied and colourful Flamenco dance, characteristic of Southern Spain. Think Matador at a bullfight - a real intense flavour of Spain. Features trumpet, flamenco guitars, flamenco fx, castinets & hand claps. Main mix, underscore & 2 x 30sec versions. Instrumental, Sports, Bullfighting Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Sports, Bullfighting Music
451016 2:23 Medium 124   
30sec A (30sec mix A) - Latin, Spanish Music
451042 0:31 Medium 124   
30sec B (30sec mix B) - Latin, Spanish Music
451043 0:32 Medium 124   
Variation (underscore) - European, European
451041 2:10 Medium 124   


COCKNEY FITTER (30SEC COMMERCIAL) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Cheeky, rousing and jolly fun Pub piano style 30sec commercial. A real good-time, happy sing-a-log and knees-up. Typical of the old East end of London. Great for standing out from the crowd and adding your own vocals in the British Cockney style. Light hearted commercials. 30sec, Instrumental, European, England
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec commercial) - European, England
399548 0:32 Medium 105   


YE OLDE ENGLAND (30") - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Historic, English, medieval style slow-medium jig. Very definate and stately, features authentic instruments - lute, whistle, harpsichord & traditional drums. GREAT FOR HISTORIC, PERIOD, PAGEANTS, DOCUMENTARY to RADIO & TV COMMERCIALS - 30sec. Instrumental, European, England
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec commercial) - European, England
362807 0:32 Med Slow 80   


GYPSY WALTZ (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2007
Alec Makinson 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
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - East European, Hungary
373625 6:01 Fast 150   
Stinger (09) - Classical, 20th Century
373634 0:09 Fast 150   
Variation A (string movement) - East European, Russia
373628 1:05 Fast 150   
Variation B (Clarinet movement) - East European, Slovakia
373629 0:43 Fast 150   
Variation C (44) - European, European
373632 0:44 Fast 150   
15sec (15) - East European, Latvia
373633 0:16 Fast 150   


HELSTON FURY DANCE (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2011
Alec Makinson Old English processional May dance that conjours up warm summer afternoons enjoying this slow-med dance performed by traditional cloggers or Morris dancers. Features tradtional instruments - fiddles, melodeons, bell-sticks, whistle, drums. Also known as 'The Floral Dance'. Main mix & 30sec mix. Instrumental, European, England
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - European, England
482388 1:44 Med Slow 86   
30sec (30sec commercial) - Folk, British Folk
482393 0:31 Med Slow 86   

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