- flutes carved from bamboo
- trumpets made from gourds or animal hides
- stringed instruments
Many villages have village historians who hand down stories through song, from generation to generation
Wenge Maison Mère is a popular pop music band
Kofi Olomide is a popular singer of Lingala music
(Willis, Terri. Democratic Republic of the Congo: Enchantment of the World. New York, NY: Children’s Press, 2004.)
Lesson Plan Ideas for Music in DRC
- Watch videos online of popular singer Kofi Olomide singing Lingala music.
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQdh3DjxOS4 (Kofi Olomide)
- Watch video online of the popular pop music band, Wenge Maison Mère.