Manuscript Paper


Use our blank manuscript paper templates to help you with your own compositions or arrangements. Available in PDF format and free to download.


Treble Clef

Treble Clef with Accompaniment

Used by all treble instruments. Also known as the G clef, as it is centred around G above middle C.

Alto Clef

Alto Clef with Accompaniment

Mainly used by Viola or Alto Trombone, and also known as the Viola Clef. The symbol is a C-clef, middle C being the central point of the clef.

Tenor Clef

Tenor Clef with Accompaniment

Used extensively by the Cello and Bassoon, and also the Trombone, Euphonium and Double Bass, elegantly replacing leger lines. Another C-clef, the central point on the 2nd line down is middle C.

Bass Clef

Bass Clef with Accompaniment

Used by many bass instruments, also Timpani. Also known as the F-clef, it is centred around F below middle C.


Useful for diverse instrumentation, particularly ensembles.

Organ Landscape

Organ Portrait

3 staves for manuals and pedal.

Percussion Clef

Percussion Clef with Accompaniment

Also known as a Neutral Clef. There are 2 styles (a rectangle or 2 vertical lines), a matter of personal preference. 5-line staves: each line often represents an unpitched percussion instrument. 1-line stave.

Grand Stave

Piano, Harp, Mallet Percussion. 2 staves: Treble and Bass Clefs.

Piano Duet

2 grand staves.

String Quartet

4 staves: 2 Treble Clefs, Alto Clef and Bass Clef.

4 String Tab

5 String Tab

6 String Tab

4, 5 or 6 lines. For fretted string instruments, each line represents a string. The numbers designate which fret should be used.