(1) Music: Occasional Pieces for Piano (1942-73), performed by Margaret Nielsen (piano), recorded in 1981 [SA/NTK 14358].
(2) John Murray: “Douglas’s funeral service was a very private affair …”
(3) Jeannie Lilburn: A letter from Douglas in 1988 about not travelling, withdrawing.
(4) Martin Lodge: Increased paranoia due to drinking and no daily structure.
(5) Alistair and Meg Campbell: Drinking changed him.
(6) Music: Occasional Pieces for Piano (1942-73), performed by Margaret Nielsen (piano), recorded in 1981 [SA/NTK 14358].
(7) Gwyneth Brown: Describing Douglas's face.
(8) Jack Body: “In his late years he was shy of the media … self conscious about being known …”
(9) Martin Lodge: Withdrawing from the public.
(10) Jeannie Lilburn: He was aware of his status; describing Douglas's mother.
(11) Margaret Nielsen: “He had a memory like an elephant …”
(12) Jack Body: Reflecting on relationships.
(13) Music: Occasional Pieces for Piano (1942-73), performed by Margaret Nielsen (piano), recorded in 1981 [SA/NTK 14358].
(14) Peter Walls: Coming back to New Zealand and seeing Douglas slip into old age.
(15) Ross Harris: After he retired he had a chance to compose full time - but he didn't.
(16) Martin Lodge: Going deaf.
(17) Peter Walls: He still listened to what other composers were doing.
(18) Jill Palmer: “I once asked Douglas why he gave up composing …”
(19) Ashley Heenan: Reading the final letter.
(20) Margaret Nielsen: Brown paper bag letters.
(21) Music: No. 7 from Nine Short Piano Pieces (1966), performed by Margaret Nielsen (piano), recorded in 1984 [SA/NTK 14414].
(22) Jack Body: Falling into old age; defining moments.
(23) Joyce Hamilton: He didn't leave his house in later years.
(24) Jeannie Lilburn: His refusal at the possibility of living in a rest home.
(25) Peter Walls: The Shepherd's Arms group.
(26) Jenny McLeod: I wrote him a letter before he died.
(27) Music: Four Preludes (1948-60), performed by Georgina Zellan-Smith, recorded in 1989 [SA/NTK 14483].
(28) John Hopkins: “I regret that we didn't do more …”
(29) John Murray: Douglas never talked about death, more about life and creation.
(30) Jeannie Lilburn: Letting go of family.
(31) Music: The Return (1965), electronic sound image - poem by Alistair Campbell, read by Tim Elliot, voices by Mahi Potiki [SA/NTK 14384].
(32) Music: Elegy (1951), poem by Alistair Campbell, performed by Michael Leighton-Jones (baritone) and Margaret Nielsen (piano), recorded in 1975 [SA/NTK 14360].
(33) Dorothy McKegg: Production Credits.