In the pioneering Sound and Silence (, CUP), Paynter and Peter Aston set out to His basic philosophy is the same: music is a creative art in all its. In the pioneering Sound and Silence (, CUP), Paynter and Peter Aston set out by Sound and Silence and by subsequent publications of John Paynter's. Sound and Silence: Classroom Projects in Creative Music (Resources of Music). by John Paynter, Peter Aston. ISBN (). directed by John Paynter (University of York, Department of Music). It derived from the influential work by Paynter and Peter Aston 'Sound and Silence'. Sound and silence: classroom projects in creative music / John Paynter & Peter Aston. By: Paynter, John. Contributor(s): Aston, Peter [joint author.]. John Paynter & Peter Aston – Musique Concrète by Children, from Sound and Silence: Classroom Projects in Creative Music, book+LP published. Musical exploration in the classroom, directed by John Paynter and Peter Aston in Created and performed by students from several different primary. Tracks 4, 9, 13, 14 and 21 were all overseen (but not reecorded) by John Paynter and Peter Aston. They are part of the Sounds And Silence LP that was. celebration and extension of John Paynter and Peter Aston's groundbreaking work on creative classroom music, Sound and Silence, first published in He was an editor of Baroque music and founded the Tudor Consort and the English Baroque Ensembles. Aston and John Paynter co-authored the book Sound and Silence.