M179 Hora prima ductus est

Standardised text incipit: 
Hora prima ductus est
Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
"Compere" (MotettiB; as part of C44)
Reference source: 
MotettiB, No. 21, ff. 49v-50r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
45
Signature: 
-
Clefs: 
c2c4c4f4
Final: 
D
Music incipit: 
aabcdedc
.aabcded
feed.gag
.feedfec
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
CMM 15.4; DRAKE 1972; REICH 1990
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Hora prima ductus est
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Short Office of the Cross
Passion rituals and observances
Full text: 

Hora prima ductus est 
Iesus ad Pilatum
Et a falsis testibus
Multum accusatum.

Colaphis percutiunt
Manibus ligatum
Vultum dei conspuunt
Lumen caeli gratum.

English translation: 

At the first hour Jesus was brought before Pilatus and he was heavily accused by false witnesses.

Him, whose hands are tied, they strike down with fists, they spit on God's countenance, gracious light of Heaven.

 

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Hymn De Passione Domini, ad primam, AH 30, No. 13, pp. 32-35, st. 2
et a falsis testibus] falsis testimoniis
colaphis] in collo

 

Related texts in polyphonic sources: 

D-Mbs 3154 f. 44v, Hora prima ductus est (anon. a 4) (= M251, T251)
 

Further notes: 

Continuation of T178, continued in T180-184.

Music incipit (MEI):