C07 Castra caeli dum transcendo

Cycle criteria: 
Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
"F. G.", "F. Gaff(orus)" (I-Mfd 1); ANNALI 1885, 169 list "Eia mater" after the other three motets of the cycle among Gaffurius’ works, but the motet is often considered anonymous in the literature and is excluded from AMMM 5.
Cycle rubric: 
-
Identified as a cycle based on: 
GASSER 2001, 384-393; see also Further notes
Reference source: 
I-Mfd 1, ff. 99v-103r
Other sources: 
-
Number of voices: 
4
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c3c4
c1c3c3c4
c1c3c4c4
c1c3c3c4
Final: 
G
Devotional / liturgical association: 
BVM
Description: 

The cycle consists of four motets, whose texts derive from Marian sequences and prayers.

Modern editions: 
AMMM 5, 119-124 (without "Eia mater"); GASSER 2001, 543-545 (for "Eia mater"); MM 1 (see the records of the individual motets)
Literature: 
, 384-393
, 391-393
Discography: 
Further notes: 

GASSER 2001 was the first to include Eia mater in this cycle. According to ROSSI 2019B, 391-393, and MM 1, xxx, this cycle does not include Eia mater, and starts with the motet Verbum sapientiae (I-Mfd 1, ff. 98v-99r).

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Motet details

Reference source: 
I-Mfd 1, ff. 99v-100r
Mensuration: 
Number of voices: 
4
Length: 
24
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c3c4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
.agfeagg
..cbagab
.dcbabcd
gfedefga
Modern editions: 
AMMM 5, 119-120; MM 1, 33-34

Motet details

Reference source: 
I-Mfd 1, ff. 100v-101r
Mensuration: 
Number of voices: 
4
Length: 
29
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c3c4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
gfefgagf
....dedg
.cbabcdg
.gfefgad
Modern editions: 
AMMM 5, 121-122; MM 1, 112-114
Further notes: 

Spelled as Horas laetas in ANNALI 1885, 169.

Text reference: 

Motet details

Reference source: 
I-Mfd 1, ff. 101v-102r
Mensuration: 
Number of voices: 
4
Length: 
32
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4c4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
.gfeedge
..feddc.
cbaagcab
.gfeed.d
Modern editions: 
AMMM 5, 123-124; MM 1, 93-94
Text reference: 

Motet details

Reference source: 
I-Mfd 1, ff. 102v-103r
Mensuration: 
Number of voices: 
4
Length: 
36
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c3c4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
gabacbag
....dfed
.gagcbag
....gbag
Modern editions: 
GASSER 2001, 543-545; MM 1, 45-47
Further notes: 

Although ANNALI 1885 list this motet after the other three motets of cycle C07 among Gaffurius' works, it is excluded from AMMM 05 and it is often considered anonymous in the literature.
GASSER 2001, 384, was the first to include this motet in cycle C07.

Text reference: