Kompang (Malay)

ME-021-2011 KOMPANG

Name:  Kompang

Classification:  Frame drum

Description:  Circular wooden frame fitted with goat skin.  It is played by tapping the surface with the hand.  Played as part of an ensemble of frame drums.

Materials:  wood (body), goat skin (membrane), metal

Ethnolinguistic Group:  Malay

Place:  Johor, Malaysia

Date Collected: 2011

 


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