Laban system


La·​ban system
: a method of recording bodily movement (as in a dance) on a staff by means of direction and other symbols that can be aligned with musical accompaniment see icosahedron

Word History


after Rudolf Laban †1958 Swiss dancing instructor

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“Laban system.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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