M087 Germinavit radix Iesse

Standardised text incipit: 
Germinavit radix Iesse
Standardised composer: 
Reference source: 
I-Mfd 3, ff. 170v-171r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
42
Signature: 
-
Clefs: 
c1c3c3c4
Final: 
C
Music incipit: 
cccdedcb
cdefgfed
..cdedcb
cbagcbag
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
GASSER 2001, 597-599
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Germinavit radix Iesse
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Octave of Christmas (RR)
Little Office of the BVM (RR; during Christmastide)
Full text: 

Germinavit radix Iesse, orta est stella ex Iacob, virgo peperit salvatorem. Te laudamus deus noster.

English translation: 

The root of Jesse germinated, a star arose from Jacob, a virgin gave birth to the saviour. 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 002941

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
170v-171r
Germinavit radix Iesse
ID: M087
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Anonymous
- C23 Ave regina caelorum mater
T087 Germinavit radix Iesse