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.
Well known, traditional Jewish folk song that has become a staple of band performers at Jewish weddings and Bar Mitzvahs. The translation of 'Hava Nagila' is 'Let's Rejoice' and this version gets faster throughout. Features accordions, violin, tambourines and acoustic guitar. Instrumental, Middle East, Israel
Cliched, tongue-in-cheek Arabian or Egyptian sand dance style music, straight from the snake charmers basket. Very Disney-esque and Ali-Ba-Ba with a mystical and magical feel, perfect for pantomime and children's cartoons. Features ethnic pipes and guitar. Great for theme or commercials. Instrumental, Middle East, Middle-East
Sultry, slow & mysterious Middle Eastern Anasheed music. A fusion of traditional drums and percussion with a contemporary twist of a steady hi-hat rhythm. Also featuring authentic female vocals. Great for travelogue, documentary, historic. Main mix, percussion mix & 30sec versions, Female Vocals, Middle East, Anasheed Contemporary
Slow mystical Middle Eastern snake charmer style atmospheric theme. Mysterious, haunting and sultry. A flavour of a traditional Arabian bazaar. Features mizmar pipe & flute with steady rasping bass trombones & ethnic percussion. Ideal for documentary, stage productions, commercials & travelogue. Instrumental, Middle East, Middle-East
Well known, traditional Jewish folk song that has become a staple of band performers at Jewish weddings and Bar Mitzvahs. The translation of 'Hava Nagila' is 'Let's Rejoice' and this version has a steady celebratory beat of 105bpm. Features accordions, violin, tambourines and acoustic guitar. Instrumental, Middle East, Jewish Folk
Light, dreamy and mysterious Middle Eastern Anasheed track. Features authentic solo female vocal with very light percussion - finger drum, finger cymbals, wind chimes, cabasa & vocal fx. Excellent for travelogues, background music & historic. More uptempo rhythmic version 'Eastern Promise', Female Vocals, Middle East, Anasheed Traditional
Slow moving, heavy-footed, mystical, Middle Eastern journey through the hot dusty desert. Conjours up images of caravans of camels, tents, exotic rugs & shemagh Arab scarves. Ideal for Arabia, Egypt, Morocco and Turkey. Features a 'mizmar', tablas and light ethnic percussion, strings. Various mixes, Instrumental, Middle East, Middle-East
Uptempo, mystical and energentic Middle Eastern style Belly Dance. Very exotic, sultry and sexy with those veiled shimmying beauties. Traditional Arabic, Morrocan, Turkish belly dance. Features authentic ethnic instruments. 30sec Commercial, Instrumental, Middle East, Bellydance Music