M060 Beata dei genitrix

Standardised text incipit: 
Beata dei genitrix
Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
"Loyset" (I-Mfd 1, index; as part of C17)
Reference source: 
I-Mfd 1, ff. 172v-173r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
31
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
ggagfagf
dbdefddc
ggcbabcd
ggfgdefd
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, 48-50
Discography: 

Loyset Compère: Mass, Motets, Songs, Orlando Consort, Metronome 1002

Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Beata dei genitrix
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Christmas
Full text: 

Beata dei genitrix Maria, cuius viscera intacta permanent, hodie genuit salvatorem saeculi.
Beata quae credidit quoniam perfecta sunt omnia quae dicta sunt ei a domino.

English translation: 

Blessed Mary, the Begetter of God, whose womb remains chaste, today gave birth to the saviour of all generations.
Blessed is she who believed, for everything was fulfilled, that was said to her by the Lord.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Responsory at Matins for Christmas (with Verse), Cantus ID 006162

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
I-Mfd 1
172v-173r
Beata dei genitrix
ID: M060
Loyset (index; as part of C17)
Compère, Loyset
loco gloria C17 Hodie nobis de virgine
T060 Beata dei genitrix