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Language for Movement, A

Synopsis
Given that the use of symbolic language is not exclusive to mathematics, this programme looks at dancing and why and how notations, which are symbolic languages, are used to record and recreate dances. Refers to Fueillet’s 18th-century notation, Benesh notation, and Labanotation devised by Rudolf Laban, which is used as an example to show how these symbolic languages work.
Series
Open Mathematics, Course Mu120
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1995
Availability
Out of distribution
Subjects
Dance; Mathematics
Keywords
dance notation; symbolic languages

Credits

Producer
Pip Surgey
Cast
Simon Bullock 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
DVD-R
Price
£34.99 (CM)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
24 minutes
Year
2011

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£34.99 (OU)
Duration/Size
24 minutes
Year
2011

Production Company

Name

BBC Open University Productions

Distributor

Name

Canny Store

Web
https://cannystore.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 207440
Address
The Mansley Centre
Timothy’s Bridge Road
Stratford upon Avon
CV37 9NQ
Name

Open University Worldwide

Web
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Phone
+44 (0) 1908 274066
Address
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
Notes
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