Definition of staff notation in English:

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staff notation

noun

Music
Notation by means of a stave, especially as distinct from the tonic sol-fa.
Example sentences
  • The Turin tablatures contain a similar range of music notated in new German keyboard tablature rather than staff notation, including transcriptions of motets and madrigals as well as idiomatic keyboard music.
  • Celia Regan taught us to read music, staff notation and so on and gave us some tunes.
  • To accommodate their interest in Eastern music, Indu Mami transcribed Tyagaraja's songs into Western staff notation so that they could be ‘sight-read ‘by them.’

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Syllabification: staff no·ta·tion

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