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.
Regal and stately grand orchestral version of Great Britain's national anthem. Full of pomp and ceremony for Queen Elizabeth II. Opening with string orchestra, middle woodwind section and ends with full orchestra. The 1 verse 40sec version is strings & orchestra. Instrumental, National Anthem, UK National Anthem
Quirky, simplistic version of 'The Star Spangled Banner', the USA's national anthem, played on two banjos. Witty and whimsical, suggesting a laid-back easy life of the backwoods or more rural states of America. Ideal for tongue-in-cheek, comedy, TV, multimedia and radio and television commercials. Instrumental, National Anthem, US National Anthem
Rockier version and slightly faster version of Great Britain's national anthem. Still full of pomp and ceremony, but with a contemporary twist. Features electric rock guitar lead with orchestral backing, in the style of Brian May. (see also full orchestral versions and string version), Instrumental, National Anthem, UK National Anthem