Canadian composer of works for solo piano... and other things

Opus Arcana

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

The album features cover art by Vincent Marcone, and all 22 movements - completely produced, performed and engineered by Ian Ring.

Buy the album of recordings now! $24.99

The deluxe e-book of sheet music also features the cover by Vincent Marcone, along with a foreword written by Arthur Lipp-Bonewits, a preface, and copious performance notes.

Buy the album of recordings + deluxe e-book of scores now! $35.00


Opus Arcana - Singles

0 - Fool
solo piano (03:36)
I - Magician
solo piano (02:12)
II - High Priestess
solo piano (05:06)
III - Empress
solo piano (02:43)
IV - Emperor
solo piano (03:05)
V - Hierophant
solo piano (02:31)
VI - Lovers
solo piano (04:20)
VII - Chariot
solo piano (03:10)
VIII - Strength
solo piano (02:42)
IX - Hermit
solo piano (03:11)
X - Wheel Of Fortune
solo piano (03:36)
XI - Justice
solo piano (02:56)
XII - Hanged Man
solo piano (02:48)
XIII - Death
solo piano (03:26)
XIV - Temperance
solo piano (03:17)
XV - Devil
solo piano (02:03)
XVI - Tower
solo piano (02:49)
XVII - Star
solo piano (04:02)
XVIII - Moon
solo piano (03:42)
XIX - Sun
solo piano (02:56)
XX - Judgement
solo piano (02:26)
XXI - World
solo piano (04:41)

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. The OST also features an original song by The MacQueens.

Several compositions from this film will be published as sheet music, in early 2018

This movie earned me a page on IMDB


Care for the Child - Singles

Bridgeport Rag
solo piano (01:55)
trumpet, piano, bass, drums (04:53)
A General's Duty
piano, organ, bass, bowed waterphone (03:26)
piano, bass, drums (04:26)
Hope Is Lost
cello, piano (02:44)
The General Is Dead
Long Live The General

Summary Of The First Half

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

"Emotionally affecting and profound"

"A surprising tenderness makes the entire album a delight to listen to."

Buy the album of recordings! $7.00

Best Value

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

Buy the album of recordings + deluxe e-book of scores! $12.99

Summary of the First Half - Singles

Elusory Moment
solo piano (02:38)
Long Path To Hopeful Horizons
solo piano (02:32)
Montgomery Dusk
solo piano (02:22)
Still Pool In Sacred Woods
solo piano (03:44)
The Healing Begins
solo piano (03:23)
Discarding Nostalgia
solo piano (01:45)
Requiem For Jackie
solo piano (03:28)
solo piano (02:24)

Other Works

Gnossienne Minuscule no.1
solo piano (01:22)
Old Rain (Fool)
solo piano (02:21)

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 Dots

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

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

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Bio - long
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