Riu Riu Chiu
Riu Riu Chiu appears on Ken and Lisa Theriot’s latest album, The Gifts of Midwinter. You can listen to the song below: Lisa Theriot says: Ru, ru, chu is a very popular song, considering it dates from the 16th century and was only seemingly preserved in one copy. Add to that the fact that the […]
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Personent Hodie By Ken And Lisa Theriot
Personent Hodie is the 14th song on The Gifts of Midwinter, the Christmas CD by Ken and Lisa Theriot. Personent Hodie is a Christmas Carol published in 1582 (yay for period music that RAWKS). Here is the the entry from the liner notes (download here!) for the album, written by Lisa Theriot, followed by an […]
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Gaudete By Ken and Lisa Theriot
Gaudete is the 1st song on the Christmas album The Gifts of Midwinter by Ken and Lisa Theriot. A lot of people ask “what does Gaudete mean? Well, the word itself is Latin for “rejoice.” The chorus, “Gaudete, gaudete! Christus est natus Ex Maria virgine, gaudete!” means “Rejoice, rejoice! Christ is born Of the Virgin […]
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Harvest Song From Lisa Theriots A Turning Of Seasons
It’s Thanksgiving in a couple of weeks, the time of year when we think of the harvest and giving thanks for good food and, well, anything and everything really. And soon, people will also be turning their minds toward Christmas and Christmas music. But nobody ever seems to give any thought to Thanksgiving music – […]
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Hallows Eve A Love Song For Halloween
The song, “Hallow’s Eve,” by Lisa Theriot is not your typical love song. Well not – that is – unless you consider love songs where the lady falls for a dead man to be typical. The song is from Lisa’s album, A Turning of Seasons. So here is a song that is perfect for Halloween. […]
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Band of Brothers A Song For St. Crispins Day
Today, October 25th, is St. Crispin’s Day. This might not mean much in 2013 if it had not been for Mr. Shakespeare and his play, Henry V. King Henry makes a rousing speech before the Battle of Agincourt whose words entered the English-speaking popular culture and stayed. We still hear references to it today. Whenever […]
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What Is The Status Of Ken Theriots New Album?
Yes, Ken Theriot’s upcoming album – Outlaws and Bystanders - has been delayed several times – primarily (well, pretty much entirely) due to medical issues. But progress IS being made. Here is the status: The song “William Tell” is about 95% of the way to being final. The new lead vocal track just needs some […]
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The Dogs Of War Is Now A Song
Lisa Theriot, who has written the lyrics for all the songs (save the one cover – Queen of Lilies, written by Sherry Kramer and Dave Thewliss) for Ken Theriot’s upcoming album, Outlaws and Bystanders, has been patiently waiting for Ken to finish the songs by composing the music. This has been their song-writing process for […]
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The New Song Is William Tell
Ken and Lisa just finished writing William Tell. Well, Lisa wrote the lyrics months ago. Ken spent the last few days composing, and the tete-a-tete that follows where they both tweak and haggle has just ended, heralding the completion of a new song. That means there are four songs remaining that have either no music […]
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Kens New Album Outlaws And Bystanders Coming in October 2013!
Hi everyone! Ken is in the studio madly recording and producing the new album, called Outlaws and Bystanders, which will be out in October of 2013. Like the last album, Human History, this one will be filled with songs about historical characters from history (and in some cases, from legend) who were either declared or […]
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