Laban dance notation system
[lah-buh n, ley-]
a system of movement notation, using symbols on a staff, that records the parts of a dancer's body, direction inspace, dynamics, and tempo for all kinds of movement: used to record and reconstruct forms of dance and movement.
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Origin of Laban dance notation system
after dance theorist Rudolf Laban (1879–1958), born in Slovakia, who devised it
Also called la·ba·no·ta·tion [lah-buh-noh-tey-shuh n, ley-] /ˌlɑ bə noʊˈteɪ ʃən, ˌleɪ-/.
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