Printable Staff Paper

Are you looking for free printable staff paper?

Here are some common types of music manuscript paper PDF's for you to simply print and use. Maybe you could even compose something?

Try to think about our trees! Save some trees and make sure you set your printer to print on both sides to save paper and be more ecological.

Choose a lighter grey color to save more ink, as well. Recycle old paper... you know!

If you plan on learning about music theory, it is always a good idea to have a bunch of blank staff paper ready to practice writing your notes on. 

Remember that a music staff has five lines and four spaces. Notes are written on the lines and in between the lines, in the spaces.

If the notes have to go above or below the staff- you need to add ledger lines, or help lines.

Chopin manuscript.Chopin's famous Polonaise op. 53 in Ab major from 1842.

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Staff Paper for Kids with Wider Staff Lines
This staff paper has wider lines and spaces which makes it is easier for little hands to draw beautiful notes and clefs, for example.  There is also lots of space in between the lines for writing note names and such. Or you could make your own music worksheet.

Wide Staff Lines

Grand Staff for Piano
This is called a Grand staff and is especially useful for all pianists and wannabe piano composers! See, the brace is already done for you. Just add the clefs and notes. Remember to draw the bar-lines through both staves, top to bottom.

Grand Staff Paper

8-Stave Staff Paper PDF
This manuscript paper has 8 staves per page, in a regular size. This design gives you more space between the staves, which makes it perfect for when you want to be able to write lyrics or chords between the lines, for example.

printable staff paper

10-Stave Blank Staff Paper
10 regular sized staves per page. This type of staff paper is one of the more commonly used music manuscript papers, popular by all musicians. More narrow space, but you can write so much more music too!

10 stave manuscript paper

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