Mente tota

Folio(s): 
S:011r-011v A:011v-012r T:008r-008v B:009v-010r
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. 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.

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