Gendang is a common Malay term used to denote any type of drum or membranophone. It is origin from South East Asian which is a membranophone classification. There are basically 3 types in Malay folk music, barrel drums, frame drums and kettle drums.
Single-headed frame drums are also commonly called rebana. Gendang Gamelan Melayu (photo middle), Gendang Melayu (photo below) and Gendang Jawa (photo above) are double-headed long barrel drums with two skin head of different sizes, made either of goat or cow hide.
The skins are attached directly to the body with rattan laces. These types of gendang usually occur in pairs, large and small called ibu (mother) and anak (child) respectively. The gendang jawa is found in Javanese gamelan groups in Johor state.
Gendang Nobat is another double-headed long barrel drum. It's only for nobat orchestras. The gendang melayu is a principal instrument in many folk theatre music forms as well as in Malay Gamelan music. The pairs of gendang melayu play rhythmic patterns in interlocking style.