M001 Beata progenies

Standardised text incipit: 
Beata progenies
Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
"F. Gaffor(us)" (I-Mfd 1)
In cycle(s): 
Reference source: 
I-Mfd 1, ff. 64v-65r
Number of voices: 
3
Mensuration: 
Length: 
25
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c4f4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
gabcdcba
.gabcdcb
gfedg.gf
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
AMMM 5, 20-21
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Beata progenies
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Nativity of the BVM, other Marian feasts
Full text: 

Beata progenies unde Christus natus est; quam gloriosa est virgo, quae caeli regem genuit, conditorem omnium.

English translation: 

Blessed lineage, from whence Christ was born; how glorious is the Virgin, who bore the King of heaven, the creator of all.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Beata ... genuit = Antiphon/Responsory for the Nativity of the BVM and other Marian feasts, Cantus ID 001572/006169

Related texts in polyphonic sources: 

GB-Lbl Add. MS 57950 (“Old Hall Manuscript”), f. 38r, Beata progenies (L. Power)

I-Pc MS D.27, No. 31, ff. 52v-53r, Beata progenies (anon., a 4)

Related texts in other sources: 

Ambrosian sources:
- I-Ma A257 inf., f. 202v: confractorium for the Nativity of the BVM
- I-Md 2D-4-11, f. 73r: antiphon at Matins for the Purification of the BVM; f. 84v: 2nd antiphon for the Nativity of the BVM; f. 95r: 2nd antiphon at First Vespers ‘In festo S. Marie ad Nives’.

Further notes: 

For further Ambrosian sources, see GASSER 2001, 345.

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
I-Mfd 1
064v-065r
Beata progenies
ID: M001
F. Gaffor(us)
Gaffurius, Franchinus
- C02 Beata progenies
T001 Beata progenies