This score has been sitting on my piano taunting me since July 1st. I was determined to learn the whole thing this summer (even though I don't have to perform it until November) simply because I had the time. But it sat there and sat there, always saying "oh, you have soooooo much time! You don't need to learn me now! Go play with your friends!" And now here we are, August 17th, I leave for Bogota in 4 days, and then I just go from job to job until I arrive at the one belonging to this score in November. I mean, of course I'll learn it (actually, knowing me, I'll be convinced I'm under-prepared until the first rehearsal when I discover that I am WAY over-prepared) but now I'll have to learn it while on the road. I felt that score staring at me scornfully today so I yanked it down and highlighted the sucker. That's something, right?