M137 Veni sancte spiritus

Standardised text incipit: 
Veni sancte spiritus
Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
"Gaspar" (MotettiLQ, index; as part of C37b)
Reference source: 
MotettiLQ, ff. 29v (S), 93r (A), 60v (T), 125r (B)
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
73
Signature: 
-
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
.gefdfag
dbcadefe
....gefd
...dbcad
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 

The incipit of the antiphon Veni sancte spiritus (Cantus ID 005327) quoted in all voices, esp. in C (opening):

1--g--e--fd--d---fhg----fg---g---4

"Veni sancte spiritus" (http://cantusindex.org/id/005327)

Modern editions: 
CMM 106.3
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Additional concordances in a ms. that does not transmit motet cycles: I-Pc MS A.17, ff. 82v-83r.

See also the Gaspar van Weerbeke Project.

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Veni sancte spiritus
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Pentecost
Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit
Full text: 

Veni sancte spiritus, reple tuorum corda fidelium et tui amoris in eis ignem accende. Qui per diversitatem linguarum cunctarum gentes in unitate fidei congregasti alleluia alleluia.

English translation: 

Come Holy spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful people and ignite a fire of love for you in them: you who gathered the people in the unity of faith across the diversity of all the tongues. Alleluia, alleluia.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Antiphon for Pentecost Sunday, Cantus ID 005327
unitate] unitatem

Related texts in other sources: 

2nd verse to the gradual for the votive mass of the Holy Spirit, in: Zarotto 1474.

Music incipit (MEI): 

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