Con moto

With motion, with movement

"Con moto" is an Italian expression that translates to "with motion" or "with movement" in English, conveying the meanings of "pace" or "tempo".

In music, "con moto" is an instruction used to guide performers to play with a moderate or brisk tempo, evoking a sense of motion and momentum.

In other words, when interpreting "con moto", performers should aim to infuse the music with a sense of movement and rhythm, allowing the audience to experience a musical performance that is characterized by a paced and dynamic tempo, reflecting the motion and energy inherent in the piece being played.

Example of Con moto

Schubert, Trio op. 100 - Andante con moto