Intemerata virgo

Folio(s): 
S:009v-010r A:010r-010v T:007r-007v B:008v-009r
Motet rubric: 
-
Attributed to: 
-

Cycle details

Reference source: 
D-Usch 237 (a-d), ff. 8v-12r (S), 9r-13r (A), 6r-9r (T), 7v-10r (B)
Cycle rubric: 
-
Number of voices: 
4
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c3f3
M233: g2c2c4c4
Final: 
G, M233: D
Devotional / liturgical association: 
BVM
Modern editions: 
NJE 25 (No. 14)
Further notes: 

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

Content (motets): 
M227 M228 M229 M230 M231

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.

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