The Virtuoso Music of GOOD Geopolitics: Spasskaya Tower Military Tattoo 2017

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Kremlin, entering Red Square. Left: Spasskaya Tower; right: St. Basils

10th Spasskaya Tower Military Tattoo 2017 (Spasskaya Bashnya Festival’ Voennoi Musiki) opened on Moscow’s Red Square on August 26 and it’ll run till September 3. Participants are 30 military and ethnic musician bands, dance and performing groups from 14 countries and EU. Most of the performers are military, but not just. The visionary founder of the festival was the legendary Russian military conductor and composer Gen. Khalilov, who was the artistic director of the Aleksandrov Red Army Choir and who perished together with many of his choir in December 2016, when the plane was sabotaged over Black Sea, en route to Syria.

Participants in this year’s event include military musicians and performers from India, Egypt, Italy, Austria, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Turkey, Russia, and more. The group from Egypt is especially striking in their pharaoh-like outfits. Instead of the military, this…

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