British Composer Alec Makinson has been creating compelling original music for media for over 20 years. His growing catalog of 1,700 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 the UK, and many others worldwide.
Charm, grace, and a delightful original Holiday track -- "Enchanted Holidays" easily won our Editor's Choice Award for December. Perfect for warm family films, TV Commercials, Radio Spots, or a Romantic Comedy. Enjoy the sleigh bells and chimes as Santa and his Elves are getting busy...
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.
Fast, catchy, feel-good black accapella vocal harmony group groove. A little bit 'Doo Wap', a little bit gospel, and a little bit 'Glee Club'. Stand out from the crowd with this ad bed. Fun emotional and groovy. Happy upbeat and jazzy. Radio production, TV cultural 1950s 1960s 30sec Commercial, A Capella, Spiritual, Black Gospel
Uptempo, snappy and clappy Gospel rock warm-up. Exciting & feelgood with real anticipation. Featuring choir hand clapping and foot stomping, with organ, piano and drums. Just add your own preacher voice-over for a great stand-out 30sec Commercial, Instrumental, Spiritual, Instrumental Gospel
Lively, happy & uplifting Gospel style track for 30sec commercial. Fast instrumental atmospheric underscore with real gospel choir 'Oos'. Features organ, piano, drum kit, tambourine, choir hand claps & vocal 'Oos'. 30sec radio & television Ad, Instrumental, Spiritual, Instrumental Gospel
Gentle, poignant and building extract from Gustav Holsts Planets. This abridged and adapted version of Jupiter was set to a poem in 1921 to form a popular hymn. It's proud, noble and patriotic with a sense of grandeur. Great for television and radio commercials, documentary and drama. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century, Gustav Holst
Church pipe organ Christian style hymn. Uplifting, reverent and heart-warming original work played on a pipe organ. Consists of verse, then second verse and chorus. Different organ stops are used for each section. Provided in commercial length cuts. Instrumental, Spiritual, Christian Hymns
Church pipe organ version of the traditional Anglican hymn originally composed by William Henry Monk. Joyful, uplifting and a popular hymn with little children in church and Sunday schools. It is often used as a thanks giving hymn for the harvest festival. Produced in commercial length cuts. Instrumental, Spiritual, Christian Hymns
Popular Hymn tune from 1905. Cwm Rhondda, or Rhondda Valley, is known today as a Welsh anthem. In English the words are 'O Thou Great Redeemer', but it is much more widely known as 'Bread of Heaven'. This patriotic and heart-felt version features a brass ensemble and a male voice choir (no words), Instrumental, Spiritual, Christian Hymns
Rousing and catchy Gospel underscore. Full of anticipation, very uplifting, foot-tapping and happy clappy. Features piano, organ, drum kit and black gospel choir backing and hand claps. Perfect for commercials through to drama and documentary. Composed in commercial length versions, Instrumental, Spiritual, Gospel Choir
A heartfelt, poignant and humbling version of the tradtional hymn tune written by Sir Hubert Parry in 1916. Very proud and touching arrangement played by a brass band with leading solo cornet. Great for dipicting patriotic, tradtional times especially for England & UK. Documentary & Commercials, Instrumental, Spiritual, Christian Hymns
Joyful, uplifting & lively version of the traditional gospel track' Go Tell It To The Mountain'. Opens with organ, drum kit, tambourine and choir atmos & builds adding the full choir 'Ohhs' and ends with applause & atmos. Great for creative ads & gospel stations. 30sec with 'yeah' & 30sec amb, Instrumental, Spiritual, Instrumental Gospel
An abridged version of the tradtional hymn tune 'Jerusalem', also sometimes known as 'And did those feet in Ancient Time'. Very proud, noble and humble, depicting a simpler time gone-by. Played by solo cornet, horn & strings. Especially abridged version for 30sec radio & TV commercials. Instrumental, Spiritual, Christian Hymns
Slow, rousing gospel choir meeting warm-up. Introduction vamp in anticipation of song to start. Great for station commercials, or spoof ads. Gives you the full flavour without a distracting melody - just add your own preacher man brothers & sisters! Features piano, organ and choir atmos. 30sec, Instrumental, Spiritual, Black Gospel