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Talempong was played.
Talempong is a unique instrument at Minangkabau tribe. Its form is similar to the instruments in the gamelan bonangs. Talempong can be made of brass, but some are made of wood and stone. Currently Talempong from brass type is more widely used. This Talempong circular hollow on the bottom while the top there is a prominent traffic circle two inches in diameter as a place to hit. Talempong has a tone different. The sound produced from a pair of wood that struck the surface.
Talempong usually used to accompany a dance performance or a welcoming, like a typical plate Dance, Dance Pasambahan, and Dance Wave. Talempong also used to sing a special welcoming music. This Talempong memainkanya need flair pranada ladder begins with DO and end with the SI. [Citation needed] Talempong accompanied by a chord memainkanya similar way to play the piano.