C22b Diffusa est gratia

Standardised composer: 
Cycle rubric: 
-
Identified as a cycle based on: 
WARD 1986, 506; GASSER 2001, 332
Reference source: 
I-Mfd [4], ff. 90v-95r
Other sources: 
(for partial concordances, see the records of the individual motets)
Number of voices: 
4
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Devotional / liturgical association: 
BVM
Description: 

The cycle consists of five motets, the second of which subdivided into two partes. The texts derive from various liturgical items, mostly associated with Christmas and Marian subjects.

Modern editions: 
GASSER 2001, 564-569; 574-584 (partial, first motet missing)
Literature: 
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Compare the cognate cycle C22a Beata et venerabilis virgo (and see WARD 1986, 506).

Component motets preview

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Motet details

Reference source: 
I-Mfd 3, ff. 162v-163r
Mensuration: 
Number of voices: 
4
Length: 
75
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G / G
Music incipit: 
..gfefga
.dcbabcd
gfefgagf
..gefdca
Modern editions: 
GASSER 2001, 564-569

Motet details

Reference source: 
I-Mfd 3, ff. 164v-165r
Mensuration: 
Number of voices: 
4
Length: 
44
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
....gefg
.gefgagf
..gabcba
gefgagfd
Modern editions: 
GASSER 2001, 574-576

Motet details

Reference source: 
I-Mfd 3, ff. 165v-166r
Mensuration: 
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 

This motet possibly quotes pre-existing material, but it can not be linked to any Cantus prius factus with a corresponding text.

Number of voices: 
4
Length: 
46
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
gabcdbag
defgfdef
gbcdcbcd
gfegfedd
Modern editions: 
GASSER 2001, 577-580

Motet details

Reference source: 
I-Mfd 3, ff. 166v-167r
Mensuration: 
Number of voices: 
4
Length: 
56
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
gdgfgfed
..dbcdef
..gdgfgf
gbagfedg
Modern editions: 
GASSER 2001, 581-584

Motet details

Reference source: 
I-Mfd [4], ff. 90v-91r
Mensuration: 
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 

This motet possibly quotes pre-existing material, but it can not be linked to any Cantus prius factus with a corresponding text.

Number of voices: 
4
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
-
-
...gfgab
gfefgdga
Modern editions: 
-
Further notes: 

This motet is transmitted as a fragment.

Text reference: