Laban system

La·​ban system | \ ˈlābən- \

Definition of Laban 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

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History and Etymology for Laban system

after Rudolf Laban †1958 Swiss dancing instructor

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“Laban system.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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