The piece was inspired by the evocative rock-drawings inscribed throughout the southwestern United States by the ancestors of the Pueblo Indians.
Digitized with funding from the Center for Regional Studies.
For the Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque, winner of the COA's New Music Composition Contest in 1978, and premiered by it July 30 of that year in UNM's Keller Hall, conducted by David Oberg. Instrumentation: strgs. ASCAP Title Code: 461839850. Date Composed: 1978. Copyright: 1978 M Mauldin. Duration: 10:38. Score/Parts: M Mauldin (computer-engraved, available for sale/rental).
String orchestra music -- Scores and parts, Southwest, New -- Songs and music
Mauldin, Michael. "Petroglyph for Strings." (1978). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/nm_composer_archive/104