Keeping the sounds of kompang alive

Just beat it: Rosdin showing the extra large kompang at his backyard workshop in Jalan Mahmood, Parit Jawa, Muar.

MUAR: When you hear the beat of the kompang in a village or housing area, you know that a Malay wedding is under way.

The hand drum is often played during Malay weddings in Malaysia, with the tradition carried on through the ages.

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