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labanotation

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noun la·ba·no·ta·tion \ˌlā-bə-nō-ˈtā-shən, ˌla-; lə-ˌbä-(ˌ)nō-\

Definition of labanotation

  1. :  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



Origin and Etymology of labanotation

Rudolf Laban †1958 Hungarian dance theorist + English notation


First Known Use: 1952


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