M126 Missus est ab arce patris

Standardised text incipit: 
Missus est ab arce patris
Standardised composer: 
Reference source: 
I-Mfd [4], ff. 108v-109r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
Signature: 
-
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
.....ggg
gggagfed
..gggagf
....ggga
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
-
Discography: 
Further notes: 

This motet is transmitted as a fragment.

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Missus est ab arce patris
Full text: 

Missus est ab arce patris
In conclavi piae matris
Nuntius amator pacis,
Gabriel angelus.

 

 

English translation: 

He was sent from the fortress of the father to the room of the pious mother, the messenger, lover of peace, angel Gabriel.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Missus ... patris =  the initial line of this otherwise undocumented Annunciation poem derives from the hymn ‘Pange lingua gloriosi / proelium certaminis’ by Venantius Fortunatus, st. 4, Cantus ID 008367c

Music incipit (MEI): 

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