As verbs the difference between lilting and silting
is that lilting
is while silting
As an adjective lilting
is having a lilt; with energy, spirit and sprightliness; lively and cheerful.
As a noun lilting
is type of lively singing without any musical accompaniment, where the tune itself is sung.
Having a lilt; with energy, spirit and sprightliness; lively and cheerful.
Type of lively singing without any musical accompaniment, where the tune itself is sung.
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Anthology of Music and Dance of the Americas, The JVC/Smithsonian Folkways, Vol 1, Canada and the United States: Secular Traditions.,
- Especially welcome in this survey are two examples of turlute, or lilting'. In communities where musical instruments were not available, turlute was a common dance accompaniment. The popularity and availability of musical instruments has made ' lilting a rare art.