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"How Mulder can top this one is a complete mystery."
- Bill Edwards, WTKS

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Bill Edwards, News Director WTKS
"How Mulder can top this one is a complete mystery"
SAVANNAH, GA - Ian Mulder has been setting the bar pretty high with each of his albums and he continues to clear those hurdles with ease. Now comes his latest achievement "The Piano Dreamer." Not only did Ian clear the hurdle again, this is a pole vault! Mr. Mulder's genius comes through again and again cut after magnificent central, there is no lack of attention to every other instrument in the ensamble. The harp and oboe in "Island of Peace" takes you right to the piece of paradise. "Celtic Sunrise" takes one straight to the Emerald Isle as the music swells, the sun is rising with it--and the amazing touch of the Symphonic Choir at the finale--awesome. The violin solo in "Rainbow of Hope" is yet another brilliant touch...then comes the upbeat and inspiring "You're the One" with it's incredible ability to bring tears of joy, and the wonderful use of classic guitar to bring it to a conclusion. "Happy Hearts" does exactly that, I think of mine and my wife's beating together in harmony. The title cut, "The Piano Dreamer" does not disappoint. The horns chill-bump cut. The brilliance of this equally-magnificently recorded production is more than worthy Grammy Award-winning status. The unique use of a violin here, From the first strains of "On Eagle's Wings" the listener is soaring. The blends and harmonies with the stings and horns is breathtaking. Though his wonderful piano playing is aswering Ian's piano and the harmonic blend of the other fabulous musicans of the London Symphony Orchestra has to be heard to be fully appreciated. "The Piano Dreamer" is a stunningly incredible production from the brilliance and genius of Ian Mulder himself--who composed most of the music, orchestrated it and managed the production has me completely out of adjectives. Add to that the London Symphony with Nick Ingman conducting, the Symphonic Choir and the incredible Abbey Road Studio recording professionals from Geoff Foster and others frankly is hard to put into words. This is a must for any music lover's collection. How Mulder can top this one is a complete mystery...but he will--he always has--and it'll be worth waiting for.
By: Charles Koelsch, Music Director, WMUU
"When I first began to listen to The Piano Dreamer, I could hardly restrain my enthusaism"
It was a good day when this CD showed up on my desk. A good portion of our station's format involves "Beautiful Music," as we term it. That includes Broadway selections film music, as well as international music, such as Celtic. We emphasize music that is melodic and soothing. Such fare is becoming increasingly difficult to find. So, when I first began to listen to "The Piano Dreamer," I could hardly restrain my enthusiasm. The CD features mostly original compositions by the gifted Dutch pianist/composer/conductor Ian Mulder. A classically trained musician, Mulder brings a wealth of imagination and freshness to his music. Guided by a prodigious keyboard technique, Mulder's playing exhibits an exuberance combined with an Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto, Dvorak's "Going Home" theme and Johann Strauss Sr.'s "Radetzky March," all tied together in "The Final Encore." All of the pieces on "The Piano Dreamer" are accompanied by the renowned London Symphony Orchestra, whose splendid musicians under the baton of Nick Ingman provide powerful and appropriate support as they play Mulder's imaginative and thoughtful orchestrations. Ian Mulder and his music has been a delightful discovery for me, as well as a most welcome addition to the Beautiful Music of WMUU FM. "The Piano Dreamer" will serve as an excellent introduction of his art for you, too.
Jim Burnett
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful music performed with excellence
November 29 | Verified Purchase
This is truly beautiful music, suitable for either focused enjoyment or just nice a background for other activities. Ian Mulder is a gifted composer and arranger as well as a talented performer. His pieces often feature a memorable melody and the piano doesn't dominate in the tracks; it's a nice part of the overall orchestration. We've now purchased three of his CDs and will be buying more. We hope to have a chance to hear one of his concerts in person.
5.0 out of 5 stars Gorgeous piano music
January 24 | Verified Purchase
Beautifully played. And the music selections, here, are so lovely and peaceful. I was trained in classical piano, so appreciate his amazing beautifully played artistic and sensitive sound very much.. His orchestra is great too, which makes a wonderful piano-orchestra combination. Piano music has always been my very favorite instrument. I his piano will never just be the accompaniment. The piano adds so much depth to every melody. I could never get tired of hearing his gorgeous piano music. I am sure no one has before heard "Beauty and the Beast" played so very beautifully..God sent a true blessing for this earth.Hopefully his music may even bring more feelings of peace on earth. His cd's are perfect to bring healing, peace, relaxation and joy to life.
Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing!
October 21 | Verified Purchase
The Piano Dreamer is absolutely the most beautiful album I've purchased in the last few years. Truly a masterpiece. I recently watched Ian Mulder's show on PBS television, so I know that he composed many hits like 'Ocean of Dreams' and others. But....the songs on this album are even greater. I love 'Celtic Sunrise', 'On Eagle's wings', 'Rainbow of Hope' and 'Musica Minore'. It's the energy, combined with emotion and brilliant piano playing that makes this album a real 'classic'.
Blanche Scott
5.0 out of 5 stars The music is like a beautiful rose
May 1 | Verified Purchase
I love the soothing music great composition used it to quiet my night time
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful Music!
March 19 | Verified Purchase
Beautiful music and really enjoy listening to it at home and in my car. Recommend!
Mrs Sanderson
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant CD. Soothing beautiful music
June 19 | Verified Purchase
Ian Mulder CD's are beautiful. This one is particularly lovely. I play his CD's so often yet never get tired of listening to the quiet soothing touch his gift of playing with The London Symphony Orchestra brings. Excellent.
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved it
October 24 | Verified Purchase
This is my first album by Ian Mulder. I loved it. I always love good modern piano music and this one has quickly jumped to the top of my list
5.0 out of 5 stars The sound is amazing
May 2 | Verified Purchase
Beautifully performed. Relaxing modern
5.0 out of 5 stars Gentle, peaceful music
February 15 | Verified Purchase
Enchanting, relaxing music beautifully performed. We keep it on in the background at dinner time and during the day. So peaceful in these chaotic times.
Mary Jo
5.0 out of 5 stars Best cd EVER
June 28 | Verified Purchase
The music is fantastic, I keep playing it over and over. Always really enjoyed piano music and his is wonderful!
Anne Keller
5.0 out of 5 stars Great!
July 16 | Verified Purchase
I listen to this C.D. when driving, it is very relaxing and the music is beautiful.
H. Marie Montalbano
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous music
January 10 | Verified Purchase
Love it. Wonderful songs and so far I never get tired of it.
Dorine Jacobs
5.0 out of 5 stars great music.
October 18 | Verified Purchase
I love the music. It is beautiful, calm and relaxing. Besides, I am prejudice, he is Dutch, so am I.
5.0 out of 5 stars Regarding CD The Piano Dreamer by Ian Mulder and London Symphony Orchestra
October 17 | Verified Purchase
Very soothing music to read by or fall asleep to. Enjoyable.
Patricia Landess
5.0 out of 5 stars Great
October 8 | Verified Purchase
As usual very classy piano music!
Kathryn Giarraputo
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely
September 27 | Verified Purchase
Leanne Calvert
5.0 out of 5 stars prompt service
June 20 | Verified Purchase
Beautiful music!!!
Sylvia Meyers
5.0 out of 5 stars This CD is excellent!
May 27 | Verified Purchase
Very enjoyable to listen to.
5.0 out of 5 stars Good relaxing music
April 8 | Verified Purchase
This is very nice relaxing music. We have listened to this CD over and over. It arrived well packaged and quickly. I would order this again.
5.0 out of 5 stars SUCH A TALENTED PIANIST
October 22 | Verified Purchase
Timothy P
5.0 out of 5 stars I discovered Ian Mulder as a result of an Amazon ...
August 1 | Verified Purchase
I discovered Ian Mulder as a result of an Amazon suggestion and am enthralled with his music on this cd. Very relaxing. I purchased Ocean of Dreams by Ian Mulder at the same time and am equally impressed.
Gordon A. Cook
5.0 out of 5 stars I liked the CD so much that I purchased three more ...
July 8 | Verified Purchase
I liked the CD so much that I purchased three more CD's. Personally, I find the music is so calming when I am driving.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
March 19 | Verified Purchase
Great listening and thought provoking.
5.0 out of 5 stars Let Your Cares Float Away With Mulder Music
February 22 | Verified Purchase
Last night I fell asleep listening to the beautiful and restful music of The Piano Dreamer. It's the most relaxing, dreamy music, and lulled me into a dreamless sleep. What a way to relieve and release the stress of the day. It makes me regret stopping my piano lessons when I was younger. Ian Mulder's music is exquisite.
Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars If you like piano music, you'll love this CD
February 6 | Verified Purchase
I love it! Mulder is a talented musician, and the backup of the orchestra makes it even more special.
S. Roth
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful
December 26 | Verified Purchase
Lovely music
John D. Shaw
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
December 14 | Verified Purchase
Excellent CD Beautiful music
August 3 | Verified Purchase
Joanie Pat
5.0 out of 5 stars Piano Dreamer
July 29 | Verified Purchase
Arrived promptly and love the music!
Actual buyer
5.0 out of 5 stars Exquisitely beautiful music
June 23 | Verified Purchase
Amazingly beautiful! Like listening to a dream.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
May 24 | Verified Purchase
Raymonde B.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
April 24 | Verified Purchase
Love it!
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
March 24 | Verified Purchase
Pleasant and easy to listen and relax to music.
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful music. Lets me rest or get to sleep ...
March 21 | Verified Purchase
Beautiful music. Lets me rest or get to sleep easily.
5.0 out of 5 stars Super Album
March 21 | Verified Purchase
For all those piano enthusiasts this is a great album. The piece, 'On Eagles Wings' just takes your breath away. And the 'Celtic Sunrise' carries you away to Never Never Land! I have uploaded all the songs to my car's flash drive to enjoy on my many trips.
submarine vet
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
March 16 | Verified Purchase
An excellent CD I enjoyed it immensly.
Susie Creamcheese
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
February 13 | Verified Purchase
Very nice easy listening music. Great background music when entertaining!
Norman O'Connor
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
December 30 | Verified Purchase
best buy, love the music,look forward to purchasing more of Ian Mulder's cd's
John Meyer
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
November 7 | Verified Purchase
every cut on the cd is great listening
Maria C. Reyes
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
January 25 | Verified Purchase
What a masterpiece!
phyllis scannell
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful Music.
January 14 | Verified Purchase
I thought The Piano Dreamer was a beautiful piece of work. You would have to love piano music though, as I do.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
January 8 | Verified Purchase
My wife loves it and wants more cd's by him.
Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely the best Christmas album I own
November 23 | Verified Purchase
This is the most beautiful Christmas album I've ever bought! I play it multiple times a day. Ian Mulder creates a very cozy atmosphere. Andrea Bocelli is an excellent choice, although he sings only one song on this piano album. I like the orchestra a lot, very warm sound. A tip: I always listen to samples of his music at before I buy.
Peggy Chase
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful CD! The only song that I didn't like ...
October 26 | Verified Purchase
Wonderful CD! This and Ocean of Dreams are my favorite CDs! It is not often that you can actually play a CD all the way through and it enjoy it all!
Edgar Allen Poe
5.0 out of 5 stars I love piano music especially when backed up by an orchestra
October 12 | Verified Purchase
I was not aware of this artist until I saw/heard his name mentioned on TV. I rushed to Amazon to check out some of his work. This CD is exceptional. Cut after cut features lush renditions of some of my favorites. I love piano music especially when backed up by an orchestra, in this case the London Symphony Orchestra. I have already selected other Ian Mulder CDs to order from Amazon. I just wish that all of the CDs listed for Mr. Mulder had excerpts that I could listen to to guide me to the CDs I want to order first.
carolyn baker
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it! Keep it in my car and play ...
September 13 | Verified Purchase
Love it! Keep it in my car and play it every where I go. Changes the whole mood of my day. I especially LOVE, 'Happy Hearts' I hope I haven't worn it out
cliff Wheeler
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved it!
March 18 | Verified Purchase
awesomw good music! He's quite the pianist and I would enjoy seeing him in person.DOes he come to the USA?

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