C53b Ora pro nobis virgo

Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
Shorter version of C53a Vultum tuum, attributed to "Josquin de pres" in MotettiLQ. Compare also C53c.
Cycle rubric: 
-
Identified as a cycle based on: 
WARD 1986, 500-501; GASSER 2001, 332
Reference source: 
I-Mfd [4], ff. 103v-107r
Other sources: 
(for partial concordances, see the records of the individual motets)
Number of voices: 
4
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
g2<c3>c4c5
g2c3c4c5
g2c3c3c5
g2c3c3c4
Final: 
G
Devotional / liturgical association: 
BVM
Description: 

This cycle consisting of four motets is a reordered subset of C53a Vultum tuum

Modern editions: 
NJE 25 (No. 14)
Literature: 
, 500-501
Discography: 
Further notes: 

See information on this cycle as part of The Josquin Research Project.

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Motet details

Reference source: 
MotettiLQ, ff. 27v (S), 91r (A), 58r (T), 123r (B)
Mensuration: 

Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 

The antiphon Intemerata virgo (Cantus ID 003360) displays strong similarities with the melodic lines of C and T (passage from "quae redemptorem ... permansisti"):

1--d--e--f--g--g--gedf---e--d--e--f--g--g--g--g--f--h--h--g--g-4

"Intemerata virgo quae redemptorem Israel peperisti"

1--g--d--e--f--gf--efg--gf--de--e--e--g--g--g--fe--d--f---g--h--g--e--gg--e-4

"et post partum virgo permansisti dei genetrix intercede pro nobis" (http://cantusindex.org/id/003360)

Number of voices: 
4
Length: 
97
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f3
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
.dddcdba
gggfgedd
....dddc
...gggfg
Modern editions: 
NJE 25 (No. 14)
Further notes: 

Additional concordances in mss. that do not transmit motet cycles: E-SE, Ms. s.s. (“Segovia Codex; Cancionero musical de Segovia; Cancionero del Alcázar”), No. 18, ff. 85v-87r; F-CA MS 125-128, No. 93, ff. 86v-87r; E-Bbc M 454 (“Cancionero musical de Barcelona”), No. 59, ff. 128v-129r; I-Pc MS A.17, No. 2, ff. 4v-5r.

See also The Josquin Research Project.

Text reference: 

Motet details

Reference source: 
MotettiLQ, ff. 28r (S), 91r-91v (A), 58v (T), 123v (B)
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: 
77
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c3f3
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
.dcdd..d
gfgg..dd
.defd..d
gabg..gg
Modern editions: 
NJE 25 (No. 14)
Further notes: 

Additional concordances in mss. that do not transmit motet cycles: E-Bbc M 454 (“Cancionero musical de Barcelona”), No. 59, ff. 129v-130r; E-SE Ms. s.s. (“Segovia Codex; Cancionero musical de Segovia; Cancionero del Alcázar”), ff. 86v-87r; F-CA MS 125-128, ff. 86v-87r.

See also The Josquin Research Project.

Text reference: 

Motet details

Reference source: 
MotettiLQ, ff. 28r-28v (S), 90v (A), 58v (T), 123v-124r (B)
Mensuration: 

Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 

A typical melodic formula commonly used for litanies is quoted in C (call) and T (response) in the passage "Sancta Maria ... intercede pro nobis"

1--k--k--k--l--j-----j--h--j--k--k---4
"Sancta Maria, ora pro nobis." (LU 836)

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

Number of voices: 
4
Length: 
100
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c2c3f3
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
..ddcdde
ggfggaba
...ddcdd
.ggfggab
Modern editions: 
NJE 25 (No. 14)
Further notes: 

Additional concordances in mss. that do not transmit motet cycles: RISM 1539/2, No. 11; RISM 1559/2, No. 11; CH-SGs MS 463 (“Tschudi Liederbuch”); D-B MS Mus. 40021, No. 106, ff. 217v-218r; D-Mbs Mus. MS 19, No. 7, ff. 58v-63r; D-Rp C 120 (“Pernner Codex"), No. 44, ff. 85-86 (untexted); I-Rvat MS Capp. Sist. 26, No. 14, ff. 136v-138r; PL-Wu 2016, ff. 92v-93r; I-Pc MS A.17, No. 102, ff. 154v-155r.

This motet is the basis of Févin’s parody mass.

See also The Josquin Research Project.

Text reference: 

Motet details

Reference source: 
MotettiLQ, ff. 28v (S), 92r (A), 59r (T), 124r (B)
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: 
93
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
g2c2c3f3
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
.......g
......gf
.gffba.d
gffbadef
Modern editions: 
NJE 25 (No. 14)
Further notes: 
Text reference: