M086 Quando natus es

Standardised text incipit: 
Quando natus es
Standardised composer: 
Reference source: 
I-Mfd 3, ff. 169v-170r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
40
Signature: 
-
Clefs: 
c1c3c3c4
Final: 
C
Music incipit: 
cccbcaga
cdefg.ed
cccdefge
cbagbagf
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
GASSER 2001, 594-596
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Quando natus es
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Octave of Christmas (RR)
Little Office of the BVM (RR; during Christmastide)
Full text: 

Quando natus es ineffabiliter ex virgine tunc impletae sunt scripturae. Sicut pluvia in vellus descendisti ut salvum faceres genus humanum. Te laudamus deus noster.

English translation: 

When you were born unutterably of a virgin, then the scriptures were fulfilled. Like rain on the fleece you descended in order to save mankind. We praise you, our God.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Antiphon for the Octave of Christmas (also used in the Little Office of the BVM during Christmastide), Cantus ID 004441.

Related texts in polyphonic sources: 

GB-Cmc 1760, ff. 9v-11r, Quando natus es (J. des Prez) (= M265, T86b)

Further notes: 

LU lists the antiphons whose texts are used in T085-T088 to be sung in consecutive order at 2nd vespers on the feast of Circumcision.

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
I-Mfd 3
169v-170r
Quando natus es
ID: M086
-
Anonymous
- C23 Ave regina caelorum mater
T086a Quando natus es