(Especially as a direction) with vigour.
- "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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