M255 Fortitudo latuit

Standardised text incipit: 
Fortitudo latuit
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, ff. 47v-48r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
74
Signature: 
bb
Clefs: 
c1c3c3f3
Final: 
C
Music incipit: 
...cbgag
cbgaggfe
..cbgagc
.cbgagef
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
EdM 80-83
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

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

Fortitudo latuit
<In> mente divina.
Talem mortem subiit
Vitae medicina.
Heu gloriae corona
Iacuit in spina.

English translation: 

The strength hid in the mind of God.
Such a death suffered (our) life´s medicine, alack, the crown of glory lay thrown down.

 

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Hymn De Passione Domini, ad vesperas, AH 30, No. 13, pp. 32-35, st. 6, lines 3-8
gloriae corona] corona gloriae
iacuit in spina] iacuit supina

Related texts in polyphonic sources: 

MotettiB, No. 21, ff. 53v-54r, De cruce deponitur (L. Compère) (= M183, T183)

Further notes: 

Continuation of T249-254, continued in T256 (with interpolations).

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
D-Mbs 3154
047v-048r
Fortitudo latuit
ID: M255
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Anonymous
- C56 Natus sapientia
T255 Fortitudo latuit