M138 Beata gens

Standardised text incipit: 
Beata gens
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: 
64
Signature: 
-
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
.gabgcbc
...gedcb
gabgcbcd
gfefgecf
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 

This motet possibly quotes pre-existing material, but it can not be linked to any Cantus prius factus with a corresponding text.

Modern editions: 
CMM 106.3
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Beata gens
Liturgical/devotional association: 
17th Sunday after Pentecost
Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit
Full text: 

Beata gens cuius est dominus deus eorum populus quem elegit in hereditatem sibi. Verbo domini caeli firmati sunt et spiritu oris eius omnis virtus eorum.

 

English translation: 

Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, and the people whom he hath chosen for his inheritance. By the word of the Lord were the heavens made; and by the breath of his mouth their whole virtue.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Gradual for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost, Cantus ID g01217

Related texts in other sources: 

Gradual of the votive mass De Spiritu Sancto, in Zarotto 1474, f. 166r

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2
Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
I-Mfd [4]
122v-123r
Beata gens
ID: M138
-
Weerbeke, Gaspar van
- C37a Spiritus domini replevit orbem (I-Mfd [4])
T138 Beata gens
MotettiLQ
S:029v(b) A:093r T:060v B:125r
Beata gens
ID: M138
Gaspar (index; as part of C37b)
Weerbeke, Gaspar van
- C37b Spiritus domini replevit orbem (MotettiLQ)
T138 Beata gens