Definition of Penillion

1. Noun. The art of vocal improvisation, with a singer or small choir singing a countermelody over a harp melody; it is an important competition in eisteddfodau. ¹



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Definition of Penillion

1. pennill [n] - See also: pennill

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Literary usage of Penillion

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1. The Cambrian (1890)
"For this reason, as well as for their own intrinsic value, the songs and the penillion of Wales deserve to be carefully preserved. ..."

2. The Cambrian (1897)
"It was said in the i ourse of the lecture ihat penillion singing goes under different ... Canu penillion had still a wider meaning— singing with the harp, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1889)
"There are two kinds of penillion singing ; the most simple being where the singer ... Solo Burden The most difficult form of penillion singing is where the ..."

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