Exaggerated mannerisms of phrasing and dynamics sometimes mar the playing of this gifted Polish artist when it comes to larger works. On the other hand she often brings effects of exquisite delicacy to her readings of the shorter pieces of Chopin, in particular the Mazurkas.
[Then follows a listing of the contents of four of her LPs as recommended: Columbia ML2004 (Chopin Mazurkas), ML2036 (Chopin Mazurkas), ML2143 (Chopin Nocturnes), ML4476 (various Chopin pieces). For details, see the Maryla Jonas discography available on this web site.]