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.
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
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
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