Gravity of Shadows
Kastningsiegfried is a modern classical guitar duet, performing their own unique compositions. The compositions on the album Gravity of Shadows, are a set of 24 inter-related compositions for guitar duet. The performances feature Siegfried on acoustic 6-string guitar, and Kevin Kastning on acoustic 6-string guitar, acoustic 12-string guitar, fretless classical guitar, 12-string alto guitar, 6-string bass-baritone guitar, and 12-string acoustic extended baritone guitar. The music draws from such diverse influences as Shostakovich's solo piano works, Anton Webern, Morton Feldman, Bartok, and even James Joyce and Jackson Pollock. The music is hauntingly beautiful and draws the listener into Kastningsiegfried's sound world. Greydisc Records' 24-bit digitally recording is an incredibly rich, lush, and full recording; fully capturing all the nuances of Kastningsiegfried's sound environment.