Tool to learn and understand Laban notation. Laban has developed a notation of the movements and gestures of the human body : Labanotation (also called kinetography).

Labanotation - dCode

Tag(s) : Notation System

dCode is free and its tools are a valuable help in games, maths, geocaching, puzzles and problems to solve every day!

A suggestion ? a feedback ? a bug ? an idea ? *Write to dCode*!

The Laban notation has two main sets of symbols. The first symbols denote the parts of the body and the second notation represents the position of these parts of the body in space. See below for more details.

See also: Music Notes

The different parts of the body: arm, forearm, hand, head, leg, feet, etc. each part of the mobilizable body has its symbol.

See books like here (link)

The movements are noted with a polygon whose shape tends to indicate the position in space. The diagram of the positions of the **labanotation** makes it possible to represent the movement of the part of the body in space (in 3 dimensions) around it.

A complete move (a figure or a dance in kinetography) is a set of movements that can be simultaneous or successive in time. The elements of the **labanotation** are usually written in a table whose ordinates (vertical axis) represent the time (from bottom to top) and the columns represent the laban notation performed simultaneously. From the center to the outside the movements concern the body, the legs then the arms, then the hand, then the head.

dCode retains ownership of the online 'Labanotation' tool source code. Except explicit open source licence (indicated CC / Creative Commons / free), any 'Labanotation' algorithm, applet or snippet (converter, solver, encryption / decryption, encoding / decoding, ciphering / deciphering, translator), or any 'Labanotation' function (calculate, convert, solve, decrypt / encrypt, decipher / cipher, decode / encode, translate) written in any informatic language (Python, Java, PHP, C#, Javascript, Matlab, etc.) and no data download, script, copy-paste, or API access for 'Labanotation' will be for free, same for offline use on PC, tablet, iPhone or Android ! dCode is free and online.

Please, check our dCode Discord community for help requests!

NB: for encrypted messages, test our automatic cipher identifier!

laban,labanotation,move,gesture,kinetography

Source : https://www.dcode.fr/labanotation

© 2021 dCode — The ultimate 'toolkit' to solve every games / riddles / geocaching / CTF.

Feedback

▲
Thanks to your feedback and relevant comments, dCode has developed the best 'Labanotation' tool, so feel free to write! Thank you!