Arbab is instrument consists of 2 parts: Arbabnya own (parent instrument) and bow (stryk stock) in the local language called Go Arabic. This instrument is made from coconut shell, goat skin, wood and strings.
Music Arbab never developed in Pidie district, Aceh Besar and Aceh Barat. Arbab is performed on special occasions crowds of people, such as folk entertainment, night markets etc. Now is not never seen this art, is estimated to have started to become extinct. Last artistry can be seen during the reign of the Dutch and Japanese occupation.