M155 O domine Iesu Christe pastor bone iustos conserva

Standardised text incipit: 
O domine Iesu Christe pastor bone iustos conserva
Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
"Josquin" (MotettiB; as part of C41)
Reference source: 
MotettiB, No. 2, ff. 5v-6r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
49
Signature: 
-
Clefs: 
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Final: 
F
Music incipit: 
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Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
NJE 22 (No. 1); DRAKE 1972; SCHERING 1931
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
O domine Iesu Christe pastor bone iustos conserva
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Holy Cross
Passion rituals and observances
the Wounds of Jesus
Full text: 

O Domine Iesu Christe, pastor bone, iustos conserva, peccatores iustifica, omnibus fidelibus miserere et propitius esto mihi peccatori.

English translation: 

O Lord Jesus Christ, good shepherd, save the just, justify sinners, have mercy on all the faithful, and be well disposed to me, the sinner.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

See Baroffio's CIP.

Related texts in polyphonic sources: 

T152-156 and T261-262 all derive from the same set of prayers.

Related texts in other sources: 

Among the Sforza-related sources, see for instance GB-Lbl Add. 34294, f. 167v, where the prayers of St. Gregory appear facing a full-page imago pietatis
peccatori] peccatrici

Further notes: 

For the early medieval origins of the prayers of St. Gregory, their association with the Man of Sorrow and the so-called Imago pietatis, and the related indulgences, see BLACKBURN 1997, 595-603, BOYNTON 2013, 120-121 and DUFFY 2005, 238-242.

Sources with this motet

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