M261 O domine Iesu Christe adoro te descendentem ad inferos

Standardised text incipit: 
O Domine Jesu Christe adoro te descendentem ad inferos
Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
"Maistre Jan" (I-Bc Q.20)
Reference source: 
I-Bc Q.20, No. 36, ff. 51v (S), 51v (A), 51v (T), 51v (B)
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
59
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
g2c3c3c4
Final: 
A
Music incipit: 
.gdccbag
geedfefg
....gdcc
...geedf
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
SCM 8
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
O domine Iesu Christe adoro te descendentem ad inferos
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Passion rituals and observances
the Wounds of Jesus
Full text: 

O domine Iesu Christe adoro te descendentem ad inferos liberantemque captivos. Deprecor te ne permittas me illuc introire.

English translation: 

O Lord Jesus Christ, I adore you who descended into hell and freed the prisoners. I pray you, not to allow that I enter it.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

See Baroffio's CIP.

Related texts in polyphonic sources: 

T152–156 and T262 all derive from the same set of prayers.

Related texts in other sources: 

Among the Sforza-related sources, see for instance GB-Lbl Add. 34294, f. 167v, where the prayers of St. Gregory appear facing a full-page imago pietatis
ne permittas me] ut non me permittas

Further notes: 

For the early medieval origins of the prayers of St. Gregory, their association with the Man of Sorrow and the so-called Imago pietatis, and the related indulgences, see BLACKBURN 1997, 595-603, BOYNTON 2013, 120-121 and DUFFY 2005, 238-242.

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
I-Bc Q.20
No. 36: S:051v A:051v T:051v B:051v
O domine Iesu Christe adoro te descendentem ad inferos
ID: M261
Maistre Jan
Maistre Jhan
Quinta Pars C57 O domine Iesu Christe
T261 O domine Iesu Christe adoro te descendentem ad inferos