M080 Beatus ille venter

Standardised text incipit: 
Beatus ille venter
Standardised composer: 
Reference source: 
I-Mfd 3, ff. 163v-164r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
48
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
ggaabagf
defedcbc
.ggaabag
ggffgfed
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
GASSER 2001, 570-573
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Beatus ille venter
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Octave of Christmas (RR)
Full text: 

Beatus ille venter qui te portavit, Christe, et beata ubera, quae te lactaverunt, dominum et salvatorem mundi, qui pro salute generis humani carnem assumere dignatus es.

English translation: 

Blessed is that womb, which carried you, Christ, and blessed are the breasts that fed you, Lord and Saviour of the world, who for the salvation of humankind, deemed worthy of assuming a carnal body.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Beatus ... mundi = Antiphon for the octave of the Nativity of Christ, Cantus ID 001668 
Beatus ille venter] Beatus venter

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
I-Mfd 3
163v-164r
Beatus ille venter
ID: M080
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Anonymous
- C22a Beata et venerabilis virgo
T080 Beatus ille venter