M249 Natus sapientia

Standardised text incipit: 
Natus sapientia
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.
In cycle(s): 
Reference source: 
D-Mbs 3154, f. 43v
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
62
Signature: 
bb
Clefs: 
c1c3c3f3
Final: 
C
Music incipit: 
cccbgabg
gabcedbc
cedefgef
ccgfefgf
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
EdM 80-83
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Only the cantus is texted in the manuscript.

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Natus sapientia
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Short Office of the Cross
Passion rituals and observances
Full text: 

Natus sapientia,
Veritas divina
Deus homo captus est 
Hora matutina
A suis discipulis.

English translation: 

Born through wisdom, divine truth, the God who became man was taken in the morning hour from his disciples.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Hymn De Passione Domini, ad matutinum, AH 30, No. 13, pp. 32-35, st. 1, lines 1-5
natus] patris
suis] notis

Related texts in polyphonic sources: 

MotettiB, No. 21,  ff. 48v-49r, Patris sapientia (L. Compère) (= M178, T178)

Further notes: 

T250-256 are the interpolated continuation of this text.

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
D-Mbs 3154
043v
Natus sapientia
ID: M249
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Anonymous
loco Introitus C56 Natus sapientia
T249 Natus sapientia