UK artist Mark Bisson writes eclectic music in styles ranging from whimsical Pop songs to challenging modern Classical pieces. Working as a teacher, composer, and conductor for nearly 20 years, he brings to his compositions a passion for 19th and 20th Century Classical works and film scores. With considerable experience in scoring and orchestration, his dramatic tracks are particularly ideal for historical TV and film documentaries. Mark has a diploma in piano from the London College Of Music, and he also plays clarinet, viola, violin, guitar, bass, recorder, and drum kit.
Joyful old fashioned Christmas sleigh ride for full orchestra with sleigh bells and piano the first magical snowy section returns after a reflective, slower middle section evoking a mountain pass under a starry sky. Ideal accompaniment to any sleigh ride footage or Holiday themed scenes in general. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
Exciting, dramatic, orchestral action music: a folksy swaying fiddle tune becomes an expansive nautical theme on horns, after a contrasting, more sinister passage for woodwind trumpets blast the climactic full orchestra conclusion. perfect for pirate themed documentaries, dramas or games. Instrumental, European, Ireland
Reverberant, reflective, solo piano version of well known Carol in an elegant, modern popular American style. Ideal for a montage or as an underscore in any U.S. drama. Think Ally McBeal Christmas special, pensive, mature and romantic. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Piano
Reverberant, reflective, solo piano version of well known Carol in an American style. Ideal as an underscore in any U.S. drama. Think Ally McBeal Christmas special, pensive, mature and romantic. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Piano
Ominous orchestral march bed with repeating string pattern, snare and bass drum, embellished with quiet string and brass chords that foreshadow impending crisis: ideal incidental music for historical documentary underscoring a coming conflict, disaster or threat. Instrumental, Action, Impending Orchestral
Reverberant, reflective, solo piano version of well known Carol in an elegant, modern popular classical style. Ideal for a montage or as an underscore in any U.S. drama. moody tragic and dark, pensive, mature, serious and romantic. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Piano
Reverberant, reflective, solo piano version of well known Carol in an elegant, modern popular American style. Ideal for a montage or as an underscore in any U.S. drama. Think Ally McBeal Christmas special, Starts and ends pensive, mature and romantic. Central full chord passage in between. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Piano
Reverberant, reflective, syncopated, solo piano version of well known Carol in an elegant, modern popular American style. Ideal for a montage or as an underscore in any U.S. drama. Think Ally McBeal Christmas special, pensive, mature and romantic. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Piano
Nostalgic song about getting older, remembering bygone days, places and absent friends. Male lead vocal and guitar leading to full band with synth and piano solo in the middle and end. Great for montage of locations, memories. Male Vocals, Rock, Acoustic Rock
A song about the pressures and stress of modern life and yearning for escape in the style of coldplay with shades of Oasis. piano riff joined by guitar building to a powerful plea for freedom, would suit as a backdrop/bed/underscore for montage of scenes showing melancholy misfortune. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Indie Rock
an atmospheric interpretation of the christmas Carol, contemplative and peaceful holiday hymn of praise in the style of Edvard Grieg. Ideal as an underscore for any Christmas scene, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
Ominous orchestral bed with continuous side drum ostinato and repeating motifs on strings. French horns reflect on the weary inevitability of the approaching battle. The full orchestral climax is a confident rallying call to arms ending with renewed determination. ideal for Historical documentary, Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Music
Expansive, Impressionist, orchestral evocation of an awe-inspiring night sky with twinkling stars and distant horn calls. Great for documentaries about space or the universe. Instrumental, Dramatic, Ethereal Music
It's Christmas in merrie old England. A medieval band of players perform a historic version of this old carol complete with recorders, oboe and lute. Perfect atmospheric music for a wintry scene in an old town busy with market trading and taverns, for a historic documentary set at yuletide. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Carols
Holiday excitement, an upbeat, sixties style guitar and piano driven sound with multilayered Beach boy Style Brian Wilson vocal harmonies. Everything comes to a halt as the snow takes over on Christmas Eve. Ideal as a bed or underscore for people having fun in the snow. Male Vocals, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Driving, serious, orchestral, minimalist music growing from a staccato string riff with harpsichord, piano, bass and woodwind motifs. Optimistic middle section is followed by string tune added to return of first theme. Ideal for aerial, time-lapsed cityscapes, suggesting modernistic progress. Instrumental, Dramatic, Mechanical Music
Soaring orchestral sweep over string tremolando ostinato. Majestic horn calls with high woodwind melody leading to triumphant ending with thunderous timpani rolls. Perfect for a seascape or aerial flyover dramatic scenery in a historical documentary or drama. Stirring music in the style of Sibelius. Instrumental, Action, Moderate Orchestral
Reflective song in the style of Bob Dylan or Leonard Cohen about getting older and feeling you’ve missed your chance. Male lead Vocals with acoustic guitar and piano, features plaintive harmonica solos, Montage for disgraced or departing politician in News story or documentary. Male Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Gentle pop song about travelling home for the holiday season, reflecting on the freedom of having been away from home but looking forward to returning. Starting acoustically, builds to a full sound with backing vocals, piano, strings and French horns. Music for travelling through a winter landscape. Male Vocals, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Feelgood, escapist Christmas song, longing for a more atmospheric Christmas in snowy Scandinavia. After a simple start, piano led drone with staccato sleigh ride chords it gradually builds to a climax with soaring Beach Boys, Brian Wilson style backing vocals and a full orchestral accompaniment. Male Vocals, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Dramatic dawn over misty mountains after battle, disaster or serious event: shimmering tremolando string orchestra pedal note and distant plaintive horn calls. A solitary guttural Celtic fiddle responds. Perfect for historical documentary about rural Ireland or the Highlands of Scotland. Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Slow, emotional lament for string orchestra, starts sparsely then becomes richer and later polyphonic in texture. Mood of Nostalgic regret and anguished at times; coming to terms with changed fortunes ending on a note of acceptance. Suitably noble music for the aftermath of a tragedy or sad event. Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music