Talempong is a typical musical instrument Minangkabau. Forms almost the same as the gamelan of Java. Talempong can be made of brass, but some are made of wood and stone, at this time talempong of the type used more brass. Talempong this round-shaped hollow in the lower part, while at the top of the roundabout there is a prominent diameter five centimeters as the place of ringing (different). Noise generated from a pair of wooden the hits on the surface.
Talempong usually used to accompany the dishes typical dance, dance sacrifice, dancing waves, etc. Talempong also used to welcome a special guest. Talempong this playing need carefulness in work starts with DO pranada stairs and ended with SI. Talempong accompanied by actor the same way with playing play piano.