M096 Sancti spiritus adsit

Standardised text incipit: 
Sancti spiritus adsit
Standardised composer: 
Reference source: 
I-Mfd [4], ff. 60v-61r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
-
-
ggagcbca
ge-cfgag
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 

Verse 1 of the sequence Sancti spiritus assit nobis gratia (Cantus ID ah53070) quoted in T (opening):

1--fg--g--h--g--k--j--k--h--g--f--g--g--4

"Sancti spiritus assit nobis gratia"
(GOEDE 1965, No. 25)

Verse 2a of the sequence Sancti spiritus assit nobis gratia (Cantus ID ah53070) quoted in T (2nd phrase)

1--k--kj--h--k--l--k--g--k--j--k--h--g--f--g--g--4

"Quae corda nostra sibi faciat habitaculum."
(GOEDE 1965, No. 25)

Verse 9b of the sequence Sancti spiritus assit nobis gratia (Cantus ID ah53070), similar melodic line, transposed, in T (3rd phrase)

1--dg--f--e--f--d--dg--f--e--f--g--h--g--f--g--g--4

"Tu aspirando das spiritales esse homines"
(GOEDE 1965, No. 25)

Lines 2-4 of the first stanza of the hymn Veni creator spiritus (Cantus ID 008407) quoted in T (4th phrase to end)

1--k--g--h--k--lk--l--m--l--k--lm--kj--hg--kl--g--h---k--jk---h---gf---h--hjh---g--fg--g--4

"mentes tuorum visita / imple superna gratia / quae tu creasti, pectora."
(LH 90)

Modern editions: 
-
Literature: 
, No. 25
Discography: 
Further notes: 

This motet is transmitted as a fragment.

Not a concordance for M140.

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Sancti spiritus adsit
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Pentecost
Full text: 

Sancti spiritus assit nobis gratia 
quae corda nostra sibi faciat habitacula. 

Tu aspirando da spiritales esse hospites.

Veni creator spiritus,
Mentes tuorum visita,
Imple superna gratia
Quae tu creasti pectora.

English translation: 

May the grace of the Holy Spirit be with us, that it may choose our heart as its home.

While blowing do allow (your) guests to be spiritual beings.

Come creator spirit, visit your children's thoughts, fill with celestial grace the hearts that you created.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Sancti spiritus ... habitacula = Sequence for Pentecost, ascr. to Notker, AH 53, No. 70, pp. 119-122, st. 1 - 2
habitacula] habitaculum

Tu aspirando ... hospites = Sequence for Pentecost, ascr. to Notker, AH 53, No. 70, pp. 119-122, st. 17
da] das
hospites] homines

Veni creator ... pectora = Hymn for Pentecost, ascr. to Pope Innocens III, AH 54, No. 153, pp. 234-239, st. 1

Related texts in polyphonic sources: 

I-Mfd [4], ff. 124v-125r, Sancti spiritus adsit nobis (G. van Weerbeke) (=M140, T140)

I-TRbc MS 1378 [91] (“Trent 91”), ff. 174v-177r, Sancti Spiritus assit nobis gratia (anon.)

D-Mbs 3154, ff. 359v-362r, Sancti Spiritus assit nobis gratia (anon. a 5)

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
I-Mfd [4]
060v-061r
Sancti spiritus adsit
ID: M096
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Anonymous
- C28 Sancti spiritus adsit
T096 Sancti spiritus adsit