Definition of con brio in English:

con brio

Syllabification: con bri·o
Pronunciation: /kän ˈbrēō, kōn


  • (Especially as a direction) with vigor.
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    • "Con brio" means, of course, "with life," and is thus a marking that concerns character more than speed.
    • The first movement is described as allegro con brio and I would have preferred more con brio.
    • Here, an introductory Andante maestoso in C minor and three-four time leads into a fluent Allegro con brio in two-four time.



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