M053 Ave domine Iesu Christe lumen caeli

Standardised text incipit: 
Ave domine Iesu Christe lumen caeli
Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
Attributed to Compère by FINSCHER 1964 as part of C16, on account of the cycle’s musical style and its being listed in I-Mfd 1, index between two cycles by Compère (C14a and C17).
Reference source: 
I-Mfd 1, ff. 164v-165r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
 
Length: 
37
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c4c4f4
Final: 
F
Music incipit: 
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fafgabca
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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.

Modern editions: 
CMM 15.2; AMMM 13, 21-23
Literature: 
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Ave domine Iesu Christe lumen caeli
Liturgical/devotional association: 
the Blessed Sacrament
Full text: 

Ave domine Iesu Christe, lumen caeli, principium mundi, gaudium nostrum, angelorum panis, iubilus cordis, rex et sponsus virginitatis. Adiuva nos deus salutaris noster et propter gloriam nominis tui libera nos.

English translation: 

Hail Lord Jesus Christ, light of heaven, origin of the world, our delight, bread of angels, song of the heart, king and groom of chastity. Help us God, our salvation and free us for the glory of your name.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Ave domine ... virginitatis = CIP 

Adiuva ... libera nos = Multipurpose verse for responsories, introits, etc. (often associated to Lent, and esp. to the Matins responsory Emendemus in melius for the first Sunday of Lent, Cantus ID 006653)

 

Further notes: 

The first part of the text (Ave ... virginitatis) is the continuation of T051 and T052 (see T051 for details).

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
I-Mfd 1
164v-165r
Ave domine Iesu Christe lumen caeli
ID: M053
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[Compère, Loyset]
loco patrem C16 Ave domine Iesu Christe
T053 Ave domine Iesu Christe lumen caeli