Arranger

Bragi is an accomplished choral arranger.

The arrangements are usually done these days only by commission – choirs, groups and composers are welcome to contact Bragi and ask him for a quote for arranging their songs.

The below arrangements are all for sale. Click the thumbnails to see demo pages.

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Description Sample Recording

Arrangements (non-Icelandic) – SATB

12 Bar Blues Medley

Song and lyrics: Various

SATB

Arranged for Lebone II Chamber Choir

Africa (Toto)

Song and lyrics: David Paich and Jeff Porcaro

SATB

Arranged for Lebone II Chamber Choir

All About That Bass

Song and lyrics: Meghan Trainor and Kevin Kadish

SATB

Arranged for Lebone II Chamber Choir

Watch on YouTube
Andawe

a “Zulu folksong”

Song and lyrics: Bragi Þór Valsson

SATB

Baby Face

Composers: Benny Davis / Harry Akst

SATB and backtrack

Arranged for Black Velvet

Baby Mine

from Disney’s Dumbo

Composers: Frank Churchill / Ned Washington

SATB

Arranged for Black Velvet

Ben

Composers: Walter Scharf / Don Black

SATB and soloist

Arranged for the Drakensberg Boys Choir

Bohemian Rhapsody

Song and lyrics: Freddy Mercury

SATB

Bye Bye Love

Félice Bryant

Two soloists and backtrack

Arranged for Black Velvet

The Climb

Song and lyrics: Jessi Alexander / Jon Mabe

SATB and soloist

arranged for Lebone II Chamber Choir

Cotton Fields Back Home

Composer: Huddie Ledbetter

SATB

Arranged for Black Velvet

Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Composer: Freddy Mercury

SATB and backtrack

Arranged for Black Velvet

Danny’s Song

Song and lyrics: Kenny Loggins

SATB

Arranged for Art Haecker

Ding-a-dong

Composer: Dick Bakker

Holland’s entry into the Eurovision Song Contest in 1975

SATB

Do You Love Me

Berry Gordy, Jr.

SATB and backtrack

Arranged for The Drakensberg Boys Choir

Don’t Worry Baby
Dream a Little Dream of Me

Composer: Fabian Andre

SATB and backtrack

Arranged for Drakensberg Boys Choir School Chamber Choir

Ein Bisschen Frieden

Composer: Ralph Siegel

Germany’s Eurovision Entry in 1982

SATB (Chorus only)

Fame

Composer: Michael Gore

SATB and backtrack

Arranged for Black Velvet

Fix You

Composer: Coldplay

SATB

This recording is of the TTBB version:
Fly Me To The Moon

Composer: Bart Howard

SATB and backtrack

Arranged for Black Velvet

Gangnam Style

PSY

SATB version for Lebone II Chamber Choir

Give Me Hope Joanna

SATB + Marimbas

arranged for Lebone II College Choir

Hallelujah

(Israel’s Eurovision entry in 1979)

SATB (no accompaniment)

Hello

(as made famous by Adele)

SATB and soloist

 

Hello Mashup

Contains the songs Hello, All of Me, One of Us, Pokerface, Barbie Girl and Africa.

SATB and soloists

I Gave My Love a Cherry

Mountain song from Kentucky

SATB and soloist

arranged for Lebone II Chamber Choir

I Think of Angels

Song and lyrics: KK

SATB, solo and piano

I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman

Composers: Dido, Max Martin and Rami

SATB and backtrack

In The Ghetto

Composer: Mac Davis

SATB and backtrack

arranged for Black Velvet

Into the Light

Composer: Jóhann Helgason (copyright 1977)

Lyricists: Reg Meuross and Jon Kjell Seljeseth

SATB a capella

Islands in the Stream

Composers: Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb

SATB + backtrack

arranged for Black Velvet

Jungle Drum

Composers: Dan Carey / Emiliana Torrini

SATB and backtrack

arranged for The Drakensberg Boys Choir

Watch a performance by the Drakensberg Boys Choir:
Kokomo

Composer: Brian Wilson

SATB + backtrack

arranged for Black Velvet

The Letter N

Composer unknown

(song performed by Ricky Gervais on Sesame Street)

SATB

Oops Baby I Did It One More Time Again

Composers: Max Martin and Rami Yacoub

Mashup concept: Daníel Brandur Sigurgeirsson

SATB + Backtrack

arranged for Black Velvet

Pata Pata

Composer: Dorothy Masuka

SATB

arranged for The Drakensberg Boys Choir

Sandy (from Grease)

Composers: Scott Simon and Louis St. Louis

SATB and backtrack

Arranged for Black Velvet

Santa Baby

Composer: Joan Javits

SATB and backtrack

Arranged for Black Velvet

Someone Like You “mashup”

Someone Like You / Hot ‘N’ Cold / Edge of Glory

Composers: D Wilson, Adele / L Gottwald, K Perry, M Martin /
Lady Gaga, F. Garibay, Dj White Shadow

SATB and soloists

arranged for Lebone II Chamber Choir

Somerkersfees

Koos du Plessis

SATB

Arranged for Black Velvet

Stand By Me “mashup”

Stand By Me / Every Breath You Take / Beautiful Girls

Composers: Ben E. King, Sting, Andy Summers
and Sean Kingston

SATB and soloists

arranged for Lebone II Chamber Choir

The Fox

(What Does The Fox Say?)

Composers: Bård Ylvisåker, Vegard Ylvisåker, Christian Løchstøer, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Nicholas Boundy

SATB with Backtrack

arranged for Lebone II Chamber Choir

The Rose

Composer: Amanda McBroom

SATB

TV Theme Medley

SATB

Arranged for The Drakensberg Boys Choir

Waterloo

Composers: Benny Anderson and Björn Ulvaeus

SATB (Chorus only)

What a Wonderful World

Composer: George David Weiss

SATB with optional backtrack

Arranged for Black Velvet

When I Look at You

Composers: Hillary Lindsey and John Shanks

SATB and soloist

Arranged for Lebone II Chamber Choir

Listen to studio recording of the Lebone II Chamber Choir (two alternating soloists):

or watch the Lebone II Chamber Choir performing it live (one soloist):

When She Loved Me

Composer: Randy Newman

From Toy Story 2

SATB and soloist

Working My Way Back to You

Composer: Michael Zager

SATB and backtrack

Arranged for Black Velvet

You and I and George

Composer: Matt Dennis

SATB

Arranged for Lebone II Chamber Choir

You Don’t Love Me Anymore

“Weird Al” Yankovic

SATB, solo singer and guitar chords

You Got It

Composers: Roy Orbison / Tom Petty / Jeff Lynne

SATB and backtrack

Arranged for Black Velvet

You’ve Got a Friend in Me

Composer: Randy Newman

From Toy Story

SATB and two soloists

Arranged for The Drakensberg Boys Choir

You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling

Composers: Phil Spector / Barry Mann / Cynthia Weil

SATB and backtrack

Arranged for Black Velvet

Description Sample Recording

Arrangements (non-Icelandic) – SSAA

Titanium (with sections from Circle of Life, Mbube and The Lion Sleeps Tonight)

Song and lyrics: Various

SSAA

Description Sample Recording

Arrangements (non-Icelandic) – TTBB

500 Miles

(The Proclaimers)

Composers: Craig Reed and Charlie Reed

TTBB

Arranged for Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

All About That Bass

Composers: Meghan Trainor and Kevin Kadish

TTBB

Arranged for Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Watch a performance by Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins:

Down on the Corner

Composer: John Fogerty

TTBB

Fix You

Composer: Coldplay

TTBB

Gangnam Style

PSY

TTBB

Arranged for Seattle Pacific University Men’s Choir

I Don’t Look Good Naked Anymore

Composer: The Snake Oil Willie Band

TTBB

Arranged for Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

I Think of Angels

Composer: KK

TTBB

(Demo recording is SATB)
In The Summertime

Composer: Mungo Jerry

TTBB

Arranged for Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman

Composers: Dido, Max Martin and Rami

TTBB

Arranged for St. Alban’s Chapel Choir, Pretoria

Indiana Jones Theme

Composer: John Williams

TTBB

Islands in the Stream

Composers: Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb

TTBB + backtrack

Pata Pata TTBB

Composer: Dorothy Masuka

TTBB version for The Seattle Pacific University Men’s Choir

Perfect

Composer: Ed Sheeran

TTBB

arranged for Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Perfect Day

Composer: Lou Reed

TTBB

arranged for Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Sandy (from Grease)

Composers: Scott Simon and Louis St. Louis

TTBB and backtrack

Sixteen Tons

Composer: Merle Travis

solo and TTBB

Sweet Child of Mine

Composer: Guns ‘N Roses

SATB

The River of Dreams

Composer: Billy Joel

solo and TTBB

Arranged for Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

When She Loved Me

Composer: Randy Newman

From Toy Story 2

TTBB

Arranged for St. Alban’s Barbershop Boys

Lýsing Sýnishorn Upptaka

Útsetningar – íslensk lög

Allt fyrir mig

TTBB, píanó og harmonikka

Útsett fyrir Söngsveitina Víkinga

Álfar

Lag: Magnús Þór Sigmundsson

Texti: MÞS og H.V.

SATB og píanó

Álfheiður Björk

Lag og texti: Eyjólfur Kristjánsson

SATB, tveir einsöngvarar og píanó

Ást

Lag: Magnús Þór Sigmundsson

Texti: Sigurður Nordal

SATB, píanó og gítarhljómar

Ást

Lag: Magnús Þór Sigmundsson

Texti: Sigurður Nordal

Einsöngur, píanó og gítarhljómar

Ást við fyrstu sýn

Magnús Þór Sigmundsson

Einsöngvari og píanó, C dúr. Einnig til í Bb dúr.

Ástarsæla

Gunnar Þórðarson / Eggert Þorsteinsson

TTBB. E-dúr (C# moll)

Útsett fyrir Karlakór Grafarvogs

Björgvinssyrpa

Samansafn laga sem Björgvin Halldórsson gerði fræg

(Nína og Geiri, Eina ósk, Gullvagninn, Skólaball, Skýið, Á himni og á jörð)

SATB

Danska lagið

Lag og texti: Eyjólfur Kristjánsson

SATB og píanó

Ef ég ætti konu

Lag og texti: Ingó (Veðurguð)

TTBB og gítarhljómar

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór Hafnarfjarðar

Ferðalok (Ég er kominn heim)

Lag: T. Calmann

Texti: Jón Sigurðsson

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Karlakór Grafarvogs

Ferjan

Lag: Jón Yngvi Björnsson

Texti: Kristján Ragnarsson

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Fram á nótt

Lag og texti: Björn Jörundur Friðbjörnsson

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

eða horfa á myndband með flutningi Drengjakórs íslenska lýðveldisins:

Fram í heiðanna ró

Lag og texti: Daniel E. Kelly / Friðrik A. Friðriksson

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Fröken Reykjavík

Lag: Jónas Árnason

Texti: Jón Múli Árnason

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Karlakór Grafarvogs

Gætum við fengið að heyra eitthvað íslenskt

Lag og texti: Pálmi Sigurhjartarson

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Hudson Bay

Lag og texti: Magnús Eiríksson

TTBB og píanó

Útsett fyrir Söngsveitina Víkinga

I Think of Angels

Lag og texti: KK

SATB, einsöngvari og píanó

I Think of Angels

Lag og texti: KK

TTBB, einsöngvari og píanó

Í sól og sumaryl

Lag og texti: Gylfi Ægisson

SATB og píanó

Ísland er land þitt

Lag: Magnús Þór Sigmundsson

Ljóð: Margrét Jónsdóttir

SATB og píanó

Ísland ég elska þig

Lag og texti: Bragi Valdimar Skúlason

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór Hafnarfjarðar

eða horfa á myndband með flutningi Drengjakórs íslenska lýðveldisins:

Jólin koma á ný

Höfundar: Hjónabandið

SATB og hljómar fyrir píanó / gítar

Jungle Drum

Höfundar: Dan Carey / Emiliana Torrini

SATB + for-upptekinn undirleikur

Útsett fyrir The Drakensberg Boys Choir í Suður-Afríku

Horfa á upptöku með Drakensberg Boys Choir frá Suður-Afríku:
Kenndu mér

Höfundar: Hjónabandið

SATB og hljómar fyrir píanó / gítar

Kósíheit par exelans

Lag og texti: Bragi Valdimar Skúlason

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór Hafnarfjarðar

Leyndarmál

Lag: Þórir Baldursson

Texti: Þorsteinn Eggertsson

TTBB og píanó

Útsett fyrir Söngsveitina Víkinga

Lífið yrði dans

Lag: Keys / Feaster

Texti: Þórhallur Sigurðson

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Mamma þarf að djamma

Lag og texti: Bragi Valdimar Skúlason

Einn eða tveir einsöngvarar og TTBB

Útsett fyrir Karlakór Grafarvogs

Miðlasyrpa

(ýmis þekkt lög úr sjónvarpsþáttum og auglýsingum)

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Nefið

Lag og texti: Höfundur ókunnur / Þórhallur Sigurðsson

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Ómissandi fólk

Lag og texti: Magnús Eiríksson

SATB og píanó

Pósturinn Páll

SATB

Pósturinn Páll

TTBB

Sól skín – sól dvín

Lag og texti: Hans Unnþór Ólason

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Karlakór Grafarvogs

Sól að morgni

Lag og texti: Bubbi Morthens

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Sólskinið í Dakóta

Lag: Bragi Valdimar Skúlason

Ljóð: K.N.

TTBB og gítarhljómar

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Horfa á upptöku með Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins:

Stjörnufákur

Lag: Pálmi Sigurhjartarson

Ljóð: Jóhannes úr Kötlum

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór Hafnarfjarðar

Stórir strákar fá raflost

Lag og texti: EGÓ / Bubbi Morthens

Einsöngur og TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Strákarnir

Lag og texti: Emmsé Gauti

TTBB með píanó og bítboxara

Útsett fyrir Karlakór Vestmannaeyja

Sú ást er heit

Lag og texti: Magnús Þór Sigmundsson

SATB og píanó

Sölvi Helgason

Lag og texti: Magnús Eiríksson

TTBB, píanó og gítarhljómar

Útsett fyrir Söngsveitina Víkinga

To Be Grateful

Lag og texti: Magnús Kjartansson

SATB

Útsett fyrir Lebone II Chamber Choir

Út í Elliðaey

Lag og texti: Valur Óskarsson

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins og Karlakór Vestmannaeyja

Út í veður og vind

Lag og texti: Valgeir Guðjónsson og Egill Ólafsson

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Úti í Eyjum

Lag og texti: Jakob Frímann Magnússon og Egill Ólafsson

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Viltu í nefið

Lag og texti: Valgeir Guðjónsson og Jóhannes úr Kötlum

TTBB

Útsett fyrir Drengjakór íslenska lýðveldisins

Þrösturinn

Lag: Jón Yngvi Björnsson

Texti: Kristján Ragnarsson

TTBB og einsöngvari