Staves – (stave u.k. staff u.s)
Music is written on staves.
In music notation, the staves (plural for both U.S. and U.K.) is a set of five horizontal lines:
There are five horizontal lines and four spaces between them:
Each line and space represents a different musical pitch.
You can recall that these lines are called a stave using the following mnemonic:
"Please stay!" – But she just gave them a wave (stave), even the staff (stave) couldn't get her down as she climbed up the 5 horizontal fencing lines.