C53c Sancta dei genitrix

Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
Partial transmission of C53a Vultum tuum, attributed to "Josquin de pres" in MotettiLQ. Compare also C53b.
Cycle rubric: 
-
Identified as a cycle based on: 
Reference source: 
D-Usch 237 (a-d), ff. 8v-12r (S), 9r-13r (A), 6r-9r (T), 7v-10r (B)
Other sources: 
(for partial concordances, see the records of the individual motets)
Number of voices: 
4
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c3f3
M233: g2c2c4c4
Final: 
G, M233: D
Devotional / liturgical association: 
BVM
Description: 

This cycle consisting of six motets is a subset of five motets from C53a Vultum tuum with Josquin’s normally independent motet M233 Gaude virgo mater Christi inserted in the second place. Compare also C53b Ora pro nobis virgo.

Modern editions: 
NJE 25 (No. 14)
Discography: 
Further notes: 

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

Motets in this cycle

Displaying 1 - 6 of 6
D-Usch 237 (a-d)
Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
D-Usch 237 (a-d)
S:008v-009r A:009r T:006r B:007v
Sancta dei genitrix
ID: M227
-
Josquin des Prez
- C53c Sancta dei genitrix
T227 Sancta dei genitrix
D-Usch 237 (a-d)
S:009r-009v A:009v-010r T:006r-006v B:007v-008r
Gaude virgo mater Christi
ID: M233
-
Josquin des Prez
- C53c Sancta dei genitrix
T233 Gaude virgo mater Christi
D-Usch 237 (a-d)
S:009v-010r A:010r-010v T:007r-007v B:008v-009r
Intemerata virgo
ID: M228
-
Josquin des Prez
- C53c Sancta dei genitrix
T228 Intemerata virgo
D-Usch 237 (a-d)
S:010v A:011r-011v T:007v-008r B:009r-009v
O Maria nullam
ID: M229
-
Josquin des Prez
- C53c Sancta dei genitrix
T229 O Maria nullam
D-Usch 237 (a-d)
S:011r-011v A:011v-012r T:008r-008v B:009v-010r
Mente tota
ID: M230
-
Josquin des Prez
- C53c Sancta dei genitrix
T230 Mente tota
D-Usch 237 (a-d)
S:011v-012r A:012v-013r T:008v-009r B:010r-010v
Ora pro nobis
ID: M231
-
Josquin des Prez
- C53c Sancta dei genitrix
T231 Ora pro nobis

Component motets preview

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Motet details

Reference source: 
MotettiLQ, ff. 27v (S), 90v (A), 57v (T), 123r (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: 
55
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c3f3
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
bbbaccd.
gggafedg
..bbbacc
..gggafe
Modern editions: 
NJE 25 (No. 14)
Further notes: 

Additional concordances in mss. that do not transmit motet cycles: I-Pc MS A.17, No. 122, ff. 180v-181r.

See also The Josquin Research Project.

Text reference: 

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: 

Motet details

Reference source: 
D-Usch 237 (a-d), ff. 9r-9v (S), 9v-10r (A), 6r-6v (T), 7v-8r (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: 
108
Signature: 
-
Clefs: 
g2c2c4c4
Final: 
D
Music incipit: 
dddfgaba
.dddfgab
........
........
Modern editions: 
NJE 24 (No. 2)
Further notes: