M194 Ergo te nostrae

Standardised text incipit: 
Ergo te nostrae
Standardised composer: 
Reference source: 
I-Rvat CS 15, ff. 233v-234
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
44
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
gdgfefgf
ddefedc
bag.fgab
gdg.dddf
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
SCM 2
Discography: 

(not on Capella pratensis CD!)

Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Ergo te nostrae
Full text: 

Ergo te nostrae quoniam salutis
Causa produxit miserere plebis
Quam tuus fecit puer et creavit,
Digna Maria.

English translation: 

And so since (your child) produced you for our salvation, of the poor people, you who your child made and created, worthy Mary.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

No direct correspondence in a standard ref work could be found.

Related texts in other sources: 

Compare the original poem on which the contrafactum is based (Enea Silvio Piccolomini, Metrum saphicum adonium de nativitate Domini, in Epigrammata), st. 7:
Ergo te nostre quoniam salutis
Causa perduxit, miserere parve
Plebis et nostris precibus, rogamus,
Annue, Christe.

Further notes: 

This text observes the form of the Sapphic stanza.
Continuation of T191-193, continued in T195 (see the relevant records for a comparison of original and contrafacted stanzas).

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet