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  1. 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

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  1. labanotation(Noun)

    A system for documenting body movement.

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  1. Labanotation

    Labanotation or Kinetography Laban is a notation system for recording and analyzing human movement. It is one type of Laban Movement Study, originating from the work of Rudolf Laban and having been developed and extended by many practitioners, notably Ann Hutchinson Guest. Labanotation is used in a variety of settings including Laban Movement Analysis, dance notation, documentation and reconstruction, Movement analysis, Robotics, Human movement simulation and Human movement synthesis. Labanotation and Laban Movement Analysis have both developed from Laban's investigations into movement, but each has specialized in different directions and are now separate systems regulated by separate professional bodies.


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