M227 Sancta dei genitrix

Standardised text incipit: 
Sancta dei genitrix
Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
"Josquin de pres" (MotettiLQ; as part of C53)
Reference source: 
MotettiLQ, ff. 27v (S), 90v (A), 57v (T), 123r (B)
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 

Length: 
55
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c3f3
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
bbbaccd.
gggafedg
..bbbacc
..gggafe
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: 
NJE 25 (No. 14)
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Additional concordances in mss. that do not transmit motet cycles: I-Pc MS A.17, No. 122, ff. 180v-181r.

See also The Josquin Research Project.

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Sancta dei genitrix
Liturgical/devotional association: 
BVM
Full text: 

Sancta dei genitrix virgo semper Maria de cuius utero processit salvator noster et redemptio mundi, deprecare filium ut exaudire dignetur deprecationem nostram.

English translation: 

Holy mother of God, for ever virgin Mary, from whose womb our saviour and the redemption of the world came forth, intercede for us with your Son that he may deem worthy of hearing out our prayer.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

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

Related texts in other sources: 

Compare: antiphon for the Assumption of the BVM in the Ivrea and Monza antiphoners, see NJE 25.14, p. 215
Sancta dei genitrix de cujus utero processit et redemptio mundi.

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2
Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
D-Usch 237 (a-d)
S:008v-009r A:009r T:006r B:007v
Sancta dei genitrix
ID: M227
-
Josquin des Prez
- C53c Sancta dei genitrix
T227 Sancta dei genitrix
MotettiLQ
S:027v A:090v T:057v B:123r
Sancta dei genitrix
ID: M227
Josquin de pres (as part of C53)
Josquin des Prez
- C53a Vultum tuum
T227 Sancta dei genitrix