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.
Marching band version of the well-known tune from the mid 1800's. 'When Johnny Comes Marching Home' was a motivational song for soldiers returning from the civil war. Features military snares, piccolos, trumpets, trombones, & glockenspiel. Main mix, piccolo mix, alt end mix & 30sec versions. Instrumental, Military, Military March
Proud, celebratory, happy and triumphant patriotic marching band. Full of celebrations, the sense of occasion, pomp, majorettes and pom poms. Great for carnival, processions, circus and parades. Features trumpets, flutes, piccolos, glockenspiel, cymbals, snares and bass drum. Instrumental, Circus, Circus Music
Drifting, windswept, slightly eerie, baron, yet atmosphere. Sparse instrumentation with wind style fx. Builds to include distant ghostly piano section, followed by eerie string passage. Nature, the elements, to sorrowful emotions. Great for dark documentaries, history, horror, drama, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Big, dramatic, powerful, pounding heartbeat, edgy underscore theme. Orchestral mega movie style production that builds to climax, featuring string, big horns, cinematic drums. GREAT FOR BIG SELL, OVER THE TOP COMMERCIALS. 30sec Commercial for Radio & Television, Instrumental, Action, Impending Orchestral
Big epic movie trailer promo bed - Real power, drama & tension. Features big cinematic drums & percussion, orchestral strings & brass and synth drone. Superb for hard-sell, 'Must Not Miss', 'Sale Extravaganza' style commercials - all you need is the deep voice! 30sec main & 30sec drum & drone mix, Instrumental, Military, Electronic
Uptempo, patriotic marching band or carnival version of the American traditional classic. Proud and feelgood, features military snares, bass drum, cymbals, piccolo, flutes, trumpet, trombone, tuba & glockenspiel. Great for Americana historic or new. Main mix, Lighter mix & 30sec versions, Instrumental, Military, Military Civil War March
Epic orchestral tension builder, that starts light and gradually builds. Full of anticipation, on a gigantic scale. Features full orchestra & male voice choir. Several movements with stops & climaxes. Use the 'drone' mix as a quiz show tension bed. Main & drone mixes, 60sec & 30sec, Instrumental, Military, Orchestral Epic
Prestigious, grand and important royal fanfare. Full of pomp and ceremony. Features military snares, timps & 4 trumpets. Ideal for Royal Wedding, History, Big entrances by noble folk, and commercials. Supplied in 2 tempos Slower - 118bpm & faster 130bpm. Instrumental, Military, Military March