M256 Datur sepulturae corpus

Standardised text incipit: 
Datur sepulturae corpus
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. 48v
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
35
Signature: 
bb
Clefs: 
c1c3c3f3
Final: 
C
Music incipit: 
gbgdcdcb
cecgfedb
..cedgfe
.cecgfgf
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
EdM 80-83
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Datur sepulture corpus
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Short Office of the Cross
Passion rituals and observances
Full text: 

Datur sepulturae
Corpus Christi nobile,
Spes vitae futurae.
Conditor aromate.
Implentur scripturae
Iugi<s> sic memoria
Mors est mihi curae.

 

English translation: 

The noble body of Christ, hope of future life, is given to the grave.
(His body) is treated with the good smelling oil, the scriptures are fulfilled. May the never ending memory of (His) death be my cure.

 

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Hymn De Passione Domini, ad completorium, AH 30, No. 13, pp. 32-35, st. 7, lines 2-8
conditor] conditur
implentur] complentur
Iugi sic memoria] iugis sit memoriae
est] haec

Related texts in polyphonic sources: 

MotettiB, No. 21, ff. 54v-55r, Hora completorii (L. Compère), ( = M184, T184)

Further notes: 

Continuation of T249-255 (with interpolations).

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
D-Mbs 3154
048v
Datur sepulturae corpus
ID: M256
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Anonymous
- C56 Natus sapientia
T256 Datur sepulturae corpus