GANDANG TASA

GANDANG TASA

Gandang Tambua or Gandang Tasa is a kind of traditional music that uses tambua (a large tambourine) and drums of varying sizes. The music in played by an ensemble and produces an alluring and attractive rhythm. It is often heard at wedding parties, the Tabuik Festival Parade, at ceremonies for choosing chieftains and other traditional parties. Today this form of music is often infused with more contemporary rhythms as a new genre emerges.