labanotation
noun Etymology: Rudolf Laban died 1958 Hungarian dance theorist + English notation Date: 1952 a method of recording bodily movement (as in dance) on a staff by means of symbols (as of direction) that can be aligned with musical accompaniment

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  • Labanotation — [lä΄bə nō tā′shən] n. a system using symbols to write down the movements of dancers, especially in a ballet * * * La·ba·no·ta·tion (lä bə nō tāʹshən) n. A system of movement notation for dance that employs various symbols to record the points of… …   Universalium

  • Labanotation — Labanotation, or Kinetography Laban (as it is known in some parts of Europe), is a system of movement notation that is also used for dance notation. Invented by Rudolf Laban, it is one of the two main systems of movement notation used in Western… …   Wikipedia

  • labanotation — ● labanotation nom féminin (américain labanotation) Système de notation de la danse élaboré par Laban dans son ouvrage Kinetographie Laban (1928) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Labanotation — [lä΄bə nō tā′shən] n. a system using symbols to write down the movements of dancers, especially in a ballet …   English World dictionary

  • Labanotation — Grundzeichen der Labanotation Die Labanotation (die grammatikalisch korrekte Form Labannotation oder Laban Notation ist unüblich) ist ein System zur Analyse und Aufzeichnung menschlicher Bewegung. Der Erfinder war Rudolf von Laban (1879 1958),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Labanotation — Notation Laban Pour les articles homonymes, voir notation. Les directions …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Labanotation — noun a system of notation for dance movements that uses symbols to represent points on a dancer s body and the direction of the dancer s movement and the tempo and the dynamics • Hypernyms: ↑choreography * * * ˌlābənōˈtāshən, ˌlab ; ləˌbän(ˌ)nō… …   Useful english dictionary

  • labanotation — noun A system for documenting body movement …   Wiktionary

  • labanotation — la·bano·ta·tion …   English syllables

  • labanotation —   n. a method of writing down the movements, etc., of ballet diagrammatically …   Dictionary of difficult words

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