Laban von Varalja, Rudolf

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Laban von Varalja,

Rudolf, German dancer, 1879-1958.
labanotation - dance notation used in physical therapy.
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However, in comparison with the complexity of Labanotation and Eshkol-Wachman notation, her system is relatively straightforward and logical both in appearance and interpretation.
Another difference between Labanotation and Kurath's system is the contrast of descriptive as opposed to prescriptive notation.
Labanotation or Kinetography Laban: The System of Analyzing and Recording Movement.
In addition, the outstanding features of Greenotation and Labanotation are that they are not only applicable to the music and dance of Ghana but they are also universal in scope wherein they can notate both music and dance of all African nations.
It was he who brought Odette Blum to the campus to teach Labanotation not only to preserve the authenticity of African dance, but also to transfer the dance into written documents, and thus usher them into perpetuity.
Doris Green is an ethnomusicologist, musician, dancer, certified teacher of Labanotation, and creator of Greenotation, a system for notating the percussion instruments of African ensembles that enables one to notate the music, and align it with the dance movements, creating an integrated score with a conterminous relationship just as it is in Africa.
Labanotation, developed by Rudolf Laban, is used primarily to record modern dance but can record any kind of movement.
com) ethnomusicologist, musician, dancer, certified teacher of Labanotation, creator of Greenotation, a system for notating the percussion instruments of African ensembles.
The Labanotation score gives you the movements the choreographer wants done," explains Weber.
Nonetheless, Weber advocates the use of video and DVDs, and the DNB is developing a technology whereby a video screen simultaneously shows the videotaped choreography with the Labanotation scrolling alongside.
A firm believer in "dance literacy," she expected students to master Labanotation and to study widely in academic subjects.