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