M083 Felix namque es sacra virgo Maria

Standardised text incipit: 
Felix namque es sacra virgo Maria
Standardised composer: 
Reference source: 
I-Mfd 3, ff. 166v-167r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
56
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
gdgfgfed
..dbcdef
..gdgfgf
gbagfedg
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
GASSER 2001, 581-584
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Felix namque es sacra virgo Maria
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Nativity of the BVM (RR)
Full text: 

Felix namque es, sacra virgo Maria, et omni laude dignissima, quia ex te ortus est sol iustitiae, Christus deus noster. Sola cuius radiis tenebras repellis pectore nostro.

English translation: 

Happy indeed you are, holy virgin Mary, and exceedingly worthy of all praise, because from you arose the sun of justice, Christ our God. You alone can repulse the darkness from our hearts with your rays.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Felix ... noster = Responsory for the Nativity of the BVM, Cantus ID 006725

Music incipit (MEI):