Long, Long Ago


No.48 from Ready, Steady, Go!

Composer: Traditional
Arranger: Cathy Elliott

Instrumentation: Double bass and piano
Exam syllabus: Grade 1

Printed edition: Ready, Steady, Go!

Download editions are supplied as a single PDF containing the double bass part and piano accompaniment


Long, Long Ago is in D major. It contains two note slurs which can include a simple change of string. The rhythm patterns are repetitive. It lies mostly on the D and G strings with a few open A string notes.

No. 48 from Ready, Steady, Go!

Set for Grade 1 exams by:

  • ABRSM (from 2024)
  • ABRSM (2020-2023)
  • MTB (since 2019)
  • Trinity (2016-2019)

Printed Edition

Ready, Steady, Go! (bass) ISMN: 979-0-708191-00-1
Ready, Steady, Go! (piano) ISMN: 979-0-708191-01-8



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