Sibelius is the world’s best-selling music notation software, offering sophisticated, yet easy-to-use tools that are proven and trusted by composers, arrangers, publishers, educators, and students alike. They have recently announced that their upcoming version of software will have great support for Windows including Surface Pen support. And with the integrated Annotate feature, you can make quick notes on the notes and share it with others. They have also added support for and more that enables you to express your creativity in brand new ways.
Two weeks back, Microsoft announced the arrival of StaffPad in the Windows store — a music composition app designed specifically for Surface because of the power of the Surface Pen. It recognizes your handwritten music, and converts it into a beautifully typeset score and even lets you play it back, drawing from a full orchestral sample library. It’s an amazing use of the pen. Read about it here.