Ian Ring

Canadian composer of works for solo piano.

Coming Soon! Care For The Child Original Soundtrack

This soundtrack features 12 tracks remixed from the score of "Care For The Child", an indie documentary by Rob Ring., currently in pre-release preparation. The OST also features an original song by The MacQueens. The OST will be released soon! I'll post links here when it's available.

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Several compositions from this film will also be released as sheet music, maybe some time in 2018. "Bridgeport Rag" is already available as a promo for the film. Grab a copy now!

This movie earned me a page on IMDB

Bridgeport Rag
solo piano (1:57)

Opus Arcana

The Opus Arcana project is complete! This ambitious project is a set of 22 pieces for solo piano, each inspired by a card of the Major Arcana.

A commercial recording and a deluxe publication of the entire set of scores is in development. If you would like to be informed when these are available, subscribe to my mailing list and I'll let you know.

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0 - Fool
solo piano (3:36)
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I - Magician
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II - High Priestess
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III - Empress
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IV - Emperor
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V - Hierophant
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VI - Lovers
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VII - Chariot
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VIII - Strength
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IX - Hermit
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X - Wheel Of Fortune
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XI - Justice
solo piano (3:01)
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XII - Hanged Man
solo piano (2:51)
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XIII - Death
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XIV - Temperance
solo piano (3:27)
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XV - Devil
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XVI - Tower
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XVII - Star
solo piano (4:04)
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XVIII - Moon
solo piano (3:43)
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XIX - Sun
solo piano (2:51)
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XX - Judgement
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XXI - World
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Summary Of The First Half

A compilation of solo piano music from 1998 to 2015. Released August 2016.

"Emotionally affecting and profound" Amazon reviewer, G S Brooke
"A surprising tenderness makes the entire album a delight to listen to." Donna Litt, author

Best Value

Purchase the entire album of scores, with extensive preface and a personal stories about each track of the album.

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Elusory Moment
solo piano (2:38)
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Long Path To Hopeful Horizons
solo piano (2:32)
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Montgomery Dusk
solo piano (2:22)
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Still Pool In Sacred Woods
solo piano (3:44)
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The Healing Begins
solo piano (3:23)
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Discarding Nostalgia
solo piano (1:45)
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Requiem For Jackie
solo piano (3:28)
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Murmuration
solo piano (2:24)
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Other Works

Gnossienne Minuscule no.1
solo piano (1:22)
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Old Rain (Fool)
solo piano (2:21)
Invention For The Left Hand
solo piano (3:58)

Other Projects

A Study Of Scales

A deep look at scales, using computer processing to analyze every possible combination of tones. Topics include: symmetry, truncations, chirality, imperfection, interval spectra, proximity and modes.

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Star Notation

A new notation standard for notes and rests encompassing 5 rhythmic subdivisions.

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If you are capable and willing, please contribute to these Open Source projects to create plugins for:

Grawlix Music Fonts

Music notation fonts, available for sale.

I've got Rhythm

True Type Font for typesetting rhythm exercises. Perfectly spaced characters for whole, half, quarter, eighth and sixteenth notes, in common groupings and tuplets. Originally designed for printing clapping exercises for music instruction. Create professional rhythm notation in the comfort of your word processor.

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Times Music Theory

True Type Font, created for writing chord symbols. Contains all the glyphs for writing chord symbols for most chords used in Western music. Professionally designed by a music typesetter. Face resembles Times New Roman.

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PHPMusicTools

Open-source library for music analysis, generation, manipulation, and more -- using PHP.

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Press

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