I have no particular reason to post this, really. But on the basis that 1. I have a thing about this aria, even though I'm not hugely keen on the whole opera, 2. Ruth Ann Swenson is impossibly beautiful and requires no excuse and 3. A quick video post is better than no post at all, since I might not manage to write about Das Lied von der Erde (or anything else I have in the works) until the weekend — here's a gorgeous video I came across last night and feel inclined to share. Enjoy.