M133 Gaude quia magi dona

Standardised text incipit: 
Gaude quia magi dona
Standardised composer: 
Reference source: 
MotettiC, No. 37, ff. 29r (S), 30r (A), 27v (T), 27v (B)
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
50
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
ggfedgfb
dedcdefd
.ggfedgf
gedcbcdg
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
SCM 2, 251-254
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Gaude quia magi dona
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Marian feasts and observances
Full text: 

Gaude quia magi dona
Tuo nato ferunt bona
Quem tenes in gremio.

Gaude quod est praesentatus
Felix iste tuus natus
Legis testimonio.

English translation: 

Rejoice because the mages bring good gifts for your newborn, who you keep in your womb.

Rejoice because this happy newborn of yours was presented to the testimony of the law.

 

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Gaude quod...gremio - compare with rhymed prayer De 7 gaudiis BMV, AH 31, No. 176, pp. 180-181, st. 4, lines 1-3
Gaude, quod tres dona ferunt
Nato, quem adoraverunt
Virgineo in gremio,

Gaude quia...testimonio - compare with rhymed prayer De 7 gaudiis BMV, AH 31, No. 176, pp. 180-181, st. 6, lines 1-3
Gaude, virgo, praesentatus
Per te quod est tuus natus
Legis testimonio,

Gaude quod...gremio - compare with rhymed prayer Gaudia b.M.v., MONE 2, p. 163
Gaude quod tres reges
Dona ferunt nato,
Quem adoraverunt
In felici gremio.

Further notes: 

I-Mfd [4] has the following text:

Gaude quod tria tuo
Dona magi ferunt nato,
Quem adoraverunt
Felici in gremio.

Gaude quod est praesentatus
Felix iste tuus natus
Legis testimonio.

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
I-Mfd [4]
115v-116r
Gaude quia magi dona
ID: M133
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Anonymous
- C36 Gaudeamus omnes in domino
T133 Gaude quia magi dona
MotettiC
No. 37: S:029r A:030r T:027v B:027v
Gaude quia magi dona
ID: M133
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Anonymous
- C36 Gaudeamus omnes in domino
T133 Gaude quia magi dona