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Alec Makinson (Folk Tracks)


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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.



Genres for This Artist

Total Tracks: 1,537

SoundPacks | Instrumental Tracks (1523 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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FAMILY PICNIC (MAIN 60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Happy, laid-back, care-free and considered acoustic underscore. Very warm, sunny and innocent, with child-like qualities. Features acoustic guitar and vibes. Perfect for family orientated Ads, children, PSA's, wholesome food products & friendly service. 60sec, 40sec and 30sec versions, Instrumental, Dramatic, Smooth Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60sec) - Dramatic, Smooth Music
383249 1:02 Medium 106   
30sec (30sec) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
383269 0:32 Medium 106   
Variation (40sec) - Dramatic, Happy Music
383268 0:42 Medium 106   


SUNNY DAZE (60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2012
Alec Makinson Welcoming, warm & friendly nu-folk, with a real feelgood vibe. Conjours up visions of long hot sunny days in the countryside, idyllic rustic living, or good wholesome home-made food. Features small ukelele style rhythmic guitars, flutes, glockenspiel & light percussion. Great for family style ads, Instrumental, Folk, Folk Pop
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60sec main mix) - Folk, Folk Pop
534120 1:01 Medium 129   
Variation (30sec underscore mix) - Dramatic, Energizing Music
534184 0:30 Medium 129   
30sec (30sec full mix) - Dramatic, Happy Music
534183 0:30 Medium 129   
Logo (commercial logo) - Corporate, Radio/Multimedia
534185 0:06 Medium 129   


MERRY MAYPOLE (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Jolly Olde English traditional dance. Think clog dancers with ribbons streaming from sticks and you're almost there. Great for Medieval scenes too. Traditional instruments - flute, whistle, reed, accordion and percussion. Perfect for historical, Morris dancers. Main mix, Uscore & 30sec & sting, Instrumental, Folk, British Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed (main) - Folk, British Folk
363905 0:52 Very Fast 192   
30sec (30 sec cut) - Folk, British Folk
363908 0:32 Very Fast 192   
Stinger (sting) - Folk, British Folk
363909 0:12 Very Fast 192   
Variation (underscore) - Folk, European Folk
363907 0:52 Very Fast 192   


UP SHE RISES (60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Jolly, festive and cheery version of the well known sea-shanty 'What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor' folk song. Conjours up visions of salty old seadogs, pirates and drinking about an old galleon. Played by small accordion or squeeze box ensemble, with whistle & harmonica. Instrumental, Folk, Sea Shanties
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60sec) - Folk, Sea Shanties
364109 0:59 Med Slow 100   
30sec (30 sec version) - Folk, Drinking Songs
364110 0:31 Very Fast 200   


MUD CREEK (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2008
Alec Makinson Easy going, foot-tappin' mid-tempo American deep south rolling theme. Laid back, slightly whimsical banjo style band featuring fiddle, blow bottle, banjo & mandolin. Perfect for travelogue to comedy. Main mix, 30sec and 2 x 17sec loops. Instrumental, Americana, Americana
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Americana, Americana
361054 1:58 Medium 117   
Loop A (loop) - Country, Bluegrass
361064 0:17 Medium 117   
Loop B (loop) - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
361061 0:17 Medium 117   
30sec (30sec) - Folk, Finger-Picked Guitar
361059 0:31 Medium 117   


YULETIDE WOODLAND (60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)
Alec Makinson Gentle, but stirring and emotional Christmas theme from around the Middle Ages. A kindly, fresh faced fair maiden elegantly waltzes around a forest glade choosing holly and berries for her Lord and masters table, as the snow gently falls. Great for historical documentary, television and drama. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60sec full mix) - Christmas, Xmas Orch.
743899 1:00 Med Slow 103   
30sec A (30sec no perc mix) - Folk, European Folk
743928 0:30 Med Slow 103   
30sec B (30sec full mix) - Christmas, Christmas Acoustic
743914 0:30 Med Slow 103   
60sec (60sec no perc) - Dramatic, Heartwarming Music
743901 1:00 Med Slow 103   


LA MARIACHI (60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)
Alec Makinson Uptempo, happy and catchy traditional Mexican Mariachi band. Full of sunshine with a hint of Jalapeno spice, this lively number takes you right into the heart of El Paso. Perfect for travel, commercials, TV and documentary. Features acoustic guitars and trumpet with light percussion- various mixes, Instrumental, Latin, Mariachi
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60sec full mix) - Latin, Mariachi
732474 1:00 Very Fast 182   
30sec A (30sec full mix) - Latin, Latin Pop
732478 0:31 Very Fast 182   
30sec B (30sec underscore) - Folk, Latin Folk
732479 0:31 Very Fast 182   


TRUMPET HORNPIPE (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2015
Alec Makinson Jolly, uplifting and rousing traditional sailors sea shanty. Often associated with pirates and the children's TV cartoon 'Captain Pugwash'. This tune is also known as the 'Thunder Hornpipe'. Perfect for TV & radio commercials for swashbuckling pirates and marine related events. Played on accordions, Instrumental, Folk, Sea Shanties
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Folk, Sea Shanties
706592 1:22 Med Fast 144   
30sec (30sec commercial) - Folk, Pirate Songs
706603 0:30 Med Fast 144   


HARVEST TIME (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2012
Alec Makinson Bright, sunny, light and uplifting nu-folk, has a real feel of the countryside. Gently meandering rural country lanes, villages, a happy simple life, surrounded by rolling hills and lush green fields. Features mandolin, acoustic guitars, shakers, bass guitar. Various mixes and cuts, Instrumental, Dramatic, Heartwarming Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Dramatic, Heartwarming Music
543191 1:38 Med Slow 92   
Variation (underscore mix) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
543195 1:39 Med Slow 92   
30sec (30sec commercial) - Dramatic, Tender music
543196 0:31 Med Slow 92   


FAMILY PICNIC (MAIN 60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Happy, laid-back, care-free and considered acoustic underscore. Very warm, sunny and innocent, with child-like qualities. Features acoustic guitar and vibes. Perfect for family orientated Ads, children, PSA's, wholesome food products & friendly service. 60sec, 40sec and 30sec versions, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60sec) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
539903 1:02 Medium 106   
30sec (30sec) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
383269 0:32 Medium 106   
Variation (40sec) - Dramatic, Happy Music
383268 0:42 Medium 106   


BUBBLE & SQUEAK (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Happy, care-free and simple theme. Very summery, joyful and wholesome, perfect for families, children, picnics, countryside. Soaking up the sun on your picnic blanket relaxing. Features accordion, flutes, acoustic guitar, harmonica & shakers. Great for radio & television commercials, Instrumental, Dramatic, Happy Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Dramatic, Happy Music
433404 1:44 Medium 118   
Variation (Underscore) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
436450 1:43 Medium 118   
30sec (30sec) - Dramatic, Happy Music
436451 0:33 Medium 118   


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   


PATRICKS TATTIES (30SEC) - (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, Folk, European Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec commercial cut) - Folk, European Folk
458355 0:31 Medium 123   


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   


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, Folk, Traditional Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Folk, Traditional Folk
482394 1:44 Med Slow 86   
30sec (30sec commercial) - Folk, British Folk
482393 0:31 Med Slow 86   


LONDONDERRY AIR (DANNY BOY) (MAIN) - (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, Folk, European Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Folk, European Folk
419283 2:11 Med Slow 104   


ORANGE SKY (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Simple, happy, playful, carefree & innocent acoustic theme. Very light & summery contemporary folk. Featuring acoustic guitars, mandolin, tambourine, accordion and flutes. Great for SUMMER, FAMILY, CHILDREN, WHOLESOME adverts and commercials. Main mix, underscore & 30sec versions, Instrumental, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
356410 2:11 Med Fast 138   
30sec (30sec Commercial) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
356412 0:33 Med Fast 138   
Variation (underscore mix) - Folk, Contemporary Folk
356411 2:11 Med Fast 138   


I SAW THREE SHIPS (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Traditional festive lively jig or sea-shanty, featuring traditional folk instruments - Flute, Quena, Reed Instrument, Accordion, Bodhran drum, Tambourines, Lute. Christmas how it used to be. Great for traditional festive markets, Xmas muzak & commercials. Main mix & 30sec, Instrumental, Folk, Sea Shanties
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Folk, Sea Shanties
442028 2:00 Medium 125   
30sec (30sec) - Christmas, Xmas World
441928 0:31 Medium 125   


LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE (30SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)
Alec Makinson Jolly, bright and up tempo version of the famous Sousa march. Feel the swell of the waves and smell the salty air with this solo piccolo and whistles version, in the style of a sea shanty. Perfect for all nautical flavoured commercials, documentary, presentations, theme parks and attractions. Instrumental, Folk, Sea Shanties
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec commercial) - Folk, Sea Shanties
472584 0:31 Medium 120   


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   


SAILOR'S HORNPIPE (30SEC COMMERCIAL) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Ahoy Me Hearties! Splice the main brace! Jolly, traditional English folk sea-shanty. Salty old sea dogs at the fore, for this historic accordion ensemble. Ideal for all seafaring & drinking documentaries, drama and 30sec radio & television commercials. Instrumental, Folk, Sea Shanties
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec commercial) - Folk, Sea Shanties
399567 0:32 Fast 162   

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