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Bibliography for Notation

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  • Aberkalns, S. “A Different Career Option (Dance Notation).” Dance Magazine, Vol. 70, No. 2 (Feb. 1996): 70-73.
  • Bartenieff, Irmgard with Dori Lewis. Body Movement: Coping With the Environment. New York: Gordon & Breach, 1980. Basic principles of Labananalysis.
  • Beck, Jill. Moving Notation: A Handbook of Musical Rhythm & Elementary Labanotation for the Dancer. Newark: Gordon & Breach Publishing Group, 1998. ISBN 905702179X
  • ________. “Systems of Dance/Movement Notation,” in Theatrical Movement: A Bibliographical Anthology, Bob Fleshman, ed. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1986.
  • Benesch, Rudolph and Joan. Introduction to Benesh Dance Notation. New York: Dance Notation Bureau, n. d.
  • Brakelpapenhuyzen, C. “Of Sastra, Penget and Pratelan – The Development of Javanese Dance Notation.” Bijdragen Tot De Taal –Land- En Volkenkunde, Vol. 148, No. 1, (1992): 3-21.
  • Daly, P. “Dance Notation for Beginners –Labanotation- Benesh Movement Notation.” Dancing Times, Vol. 85, No. 1020 (Sept. 1995): 1191.
  • Esko, Noa and Abraham Wachman. Movement Notation. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1958.
  • Fay, M. “The Illiterate: Accurate Dance Notation is the Scientific Back-Bone of our Art.” Dancing Times, Vol. 84, No. 1006 (July 1994): 1013.
  • Goodridge, Janet. Rhythm & Timing of Movement in Performance: Drama, Dance & Ceremony. Bristol: Taylor & Francis, Inc., 1998. ISBN 1853025488
  • Gorchoff, G.W. The Adventures of Notationman: A Computerized Introduction to Labanotation. Lynchburg: Danscores, 1992. ISBN 1878084054
  • Guest, Ann H. Dancer’s Glancer: A Quick Guide to Labanotation (the Method of Recording All Movement), Vol. 1. Newark: Gordon & Breach Publishing Group, 1992. ISBN 2881248632
  • Guest, Ann H. “Saint-Leon, Bournonville and Cecchetti: Similarities in Dance Notation Systems.” Dancing Times, Vol. 87, No. 1041 (June 1997): 822-823.
  • Hutchinson, A. “Importance of Notation – Reply.” Dance Magazine, Vol. 69, No. 7 (July 1995): 8.
  • ________. Labanotation, revised ed. New York: Theatre Arts Books, 1970.
  • Laban, Rudolf. The Mastery of Movement on the Stage. Boston: Play, Inc., 1971. The theoretical and technical basis for Labanotation.
  • Lloydjones, K. “Benesh Movement Notation: How to Rehearse on the Bus.” Dance Magazine, Vol. 71, No. 1 (Jan. 1997): 78-81.
  • Miles, Alan. Labanotation Workbook, Vol. 1. NY: Dance Notation Bureau, Inc., 1995. ISBN 0932582184
  • Pavis, Patrice. Language of the Stage. New York: PAJ Pubs., 1982. Essays in the semiotics of theatre, including gesture and body language; reflection on the notation of theatrical performance.
  • Roth, C. “The Awakened ‘Beauty’: The Importance of the Sergueyev Collection of Stepanov Notation for the Development of Choreographic Analysis as an Academic and Practical Discipline.” Dancing Times, Vol. 84, No. 1001 (Feb. 1994): 441.
  • Ryman, Rhonda J. Intermediate Labanotation Assignments. Hightstown: Princeton Book Company Publishers, 1996. ISBN 0614249546
  • Sutton Movement Shorthand (Book I and Notation Supplement). New York: Drama Book Specialists, 1979. This method works for dancers, mimes, actors, and deaf sign language; slightly altered in each case.
  • Topaz, Muriel. Elementary Labanotation: A Study Guide. Dance Notation Bureau, 1996. ISBN 0871272032 Contains all of the material included in the Dance Notation Bureau’s Elementary Syllabus.
  • Venable, Lucy, com. Index of Technical Matters & Technical & Non-Technical Papers from the Biennial Conferences of the International Council of Kinetography Laban. Columbus: International Council of Kinetography Laban, 1993. ISBN 0962131229
  • Virilio, Paul. Traces of Dance: Choreographers’ Drawings & Notations. NY: Distributed Art Publishers, 1994. ISBN 2906571288
  • Warner, Mary J. Labanotation Scores: An International Bibliography. Columbus: International Council of Kinetography Laban, 1995. ISBN 0962131237
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