Laban dance notation system

Laban dance notation system
/lah"beuhn, lay"-/
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. Also called labanotation /lah'beuh noh tay"sheuhn, lay'-/.
[after dance theorist Rudolf Laban (1879-1958), born in Slovakia, who devised it]

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