Kompang is a membranophone classification. It is a traditional frame hand drum played in ensembles using an interlocking technique where found large ensembles throughout Malaysia. It's playing interlocking rhythmic patterns for processions, to accompany the choral singing of zikir and to perform music for various social occasions.
Kompang are bought into Malaysia by Indian-Muslim traders during the days of the Malay Sultanate. It is always perform for the religious, wedding day, National Day and also football matches.
Kompang usually played in group with legs crossed when standing, sitting and also walking. Sabah Muslim indigenous peoples also use the kompang where they are often accompanied by other drums or gendang.