O admirabile commercium

Folio(s): 
D004v-D005r
Motet rubric: 
-
Attributed to: 
Jusquinus

Motet details

Reference source: 
GB-Cmc 1760, ff. 7v-9r
Mensuration: 
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 

The first half of the antiphon O admirabile commercium (Cantus ID 003985) is quoted in the T (passage: "O admirabile ... et procedens homo") and partially in the C (incipit):

1--efd-dc--f--f--fg--g--g--gf--gh---gf--f--f--gh--f--g--f--g--gh--f--f--4

"O admirabile commercium creator generis humani"

1--f--f--fhijh--g--j--h--g--f--f--g--f--f--4

"animatum corpus sumens de virgine"

1--g--f--f--fhij--h--g--g--g--gh--g--fg--f--4

"nasci dignatus est et procedens homo" (http://cantusindex.org/id/003985)

The next part of the antiphon O admirabile commercium (Cantus ID 003985) is quoted in the C (passage "sine semine")

1--fe--df--fg--fe--dc---4

"sine semine" (http://cantusindex.org/id/003985)

The last part of the antiphon O admirabile commercium (Cantus ID 003985) is quoted in the T (passage "largitus est" ... end)

1--cd--f--f--f--gh--g--h--hk--hg--h--f--f---4

"largitus est nobis suam deitatem" (http://cantusindex.org/id/003985)

Number of voices: 
4
Discography: 

I Fiamminghi IV: O admirabile commercium. Brumel, Regis, Mouton, Josquin. Cappella Pratensis - Rebecca Stewart, Ricercar 207572

Length: 
103
Signature: 
b (bb in contra + bass)
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
B
Music incipit: 
abgg.gag
.decc.cd
........
........
Modern editions: 
NJE 21 (No. 7)
Further notes: 

Clefs vary in the sources.

See also The Josquin Research Project.