Sarah J. Ritch “16 Days”
“16 Days” is a fixed media sound piece made with an instrument designed by the composer in Max/MSP. The patch consists of 100 sines organized into 16 individually tuned oscillator instruments. The numbers for the frequencies of the sines correspond to the flight numbers of 100 flights between Las Vegas, NV and Klamath Falls, OR between January 1-16, 2008. January 1st and 16th having the significance of being the respective dates a close family member was diagnosed with terminal cancer and died.