M242 Gaude sponsa cara dei

Standardised text incipit: 
Gaude sponsa cara dei
Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
NOBLITT 1963, 144-50 and 1968 proposed an attribution to Johannes Martini. The same scholar renounced the attribution in EdM 83, 364.
Reference source: 
D-Mbs 3154, ff. 39v-40r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
46
Signature: 
-
Clefs: 
c1c3c3c4
Final: 
C
Music incipit: 
ccbgcbcd
ggfdgefg
cgabdcbc
cefgaggg
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
EdM 80-83, vol. 1, No. 31, 137-139
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Gaude sponsa cara dei
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Marian feasts and observances
Full text: 

Gaude, sponsa cara dei
Nam ut lux clara diei
Solis datur lumine,
Sic tu facis orbem vere
Tuae pacis resplendere
Lucis plenitudine.

 

English translation: 

Rejoice, dear bride of God, because like the clear light of day is given by the brightness of the Sun, in the same way you truly make the Earth shine with the fullness of your peace´s light.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Sequence De 7 gaudiis caelestibus BMV, ascr. to Thomas Becket, AH 31, No. 189, pp. 198-199, st. 2
sponsa cara dei] cara sponsa dei

Related texts in polyphonic sources: 

I-Fn Panc. 27, No. 48, Gaude flore virginali (anon.) 

I-Mb Braidense AD.XIV.49, No. 7, f. 84v, Gaude flore virginali (anon.) 

I-TRbc MS 1563, No. 2, Gaude flore virginali (anon.) 

I-Vnm MS It. IX. 145, ff. 127-128, Gaude flore virginali (anon.) 

Further notes: 

Continuation of T241, continued in T243-247.

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
D-Mbs 3154
039v-040r
Gaude sponsa cara dei
ID: M242
-
Anonymous
- C55 Gaude flore virginali
T242 Gaude sponsa cara dei