Here is what was at the top of the Ionarts playlist for the week. Click on the link to read a review (if we have published one) or the album picture to buy it through Amazon (if available).
Mahler, Symphony No. 2 ("Resurrection"), Christine Schäfer, Michelle DeYoung, Vienna Philharmonic, Pierre Boulez (2006)
Mahler, Symphony No. 8 ("Symphony of a Thousand"), Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa (1980)
Handel, Solomon, Carolyn Watkinson, Barbara Hendricks, Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner (remastered, 2006)