La Méthode graphique: Musical Anatomies and Scientistic Ruptures in Stepanov Dance Notation

Presented by Case Western Reserve University at Clark Hall Room 206, Cleveland OH

Feb 21
La Méthode graphique: Musical Anatomies and Scientistic Ruptures in Stepanov Dance Notation

How can a performing art form be recorded on paper? In this presentation, Musicology PhD candidate Sophie Benn examines one possible answer to this question, found in a treatise on dance notation from the brink of twentieth-century modernism, Vladimir Ivanovich Stepanov’s Alphabet des mouvements du corps humain (1892). Stepanov suggests that the solution may lay in the latest developments of science, including a turn towards graphical representation championed by Étienne-Jules Marey,

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  • Feb 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm (Thu)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Clark Hall Room 206

11130 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, OH 44106

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