M004 Hortus conclusus

Standardised text incipit: 
Hortus conclusus
Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
"F. Gaff(orus)" (I-Mfd 1)
In cycle(s): 
Reference source: 
I-Mfd 1, ff. 68v-69r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
46
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c2c3c4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
gfefgbag
gagfedgf
.gabcded
...gfded
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 

Incipit of the antiphon Hortus conclusus es dei genetrix (Cantus ID 003137) quoted in C (opening):

1--d---c---d---f---f---ed---e---d--4

"Hortus conclusus es dei" (http://cantus.uwaterloo.ca/chant/402467)

Modern editions: 
AMMM 5, 28-30
Literature: 
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Hortus conclusus
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Immaculate Conception of the BVM (RR, post-Tridentine)
Full text: 

Hortus conclusus, fons signatus, emissiones tuae paradisus, virgo dulcis o Maria, manus tuae stillaverunt mirram, facti sunt caeli melliflui dum domini manu fabricata est mater tanti dei.

English translation: 

A closed garden, a sealed fountain, your shoots are an orchard, sweet virgin o Mary, your hands dripped with myrrh, the skies are made dripping with honey when the mother of such God was made by the hand of the Lord.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

(Post-Tridentine) Roman offertory for the Immaculate Conception
est] es

Compare:
Roman Marian responsory, Cantus ID 601080

Hortus conclusus et fons signatus hiems transiit imber abiit et recessit jam veni sponsa de Libano veni balsamita veni coronaberis.

Roman responsory for Christmas, Cantus ID 006859
Hodie nobis de caelo pax vera descendit hodie per totum mundum melliflui facti sunt caeli.

Related texts in polyphonic sources: 

PL-Kj Berlin MS Mus. 40098 (“Glogauer Liederbuch”), No. 35 Hortus conclusus es (anon., a 3); modern edn. in EdM 85, 57
Hortus conclusus es, Dei genitrix, hortus conclusus, fons signatus, surge propera, amica mea

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
I-Mfd 1
068v-069r
Hortus conclusus
ID: M004
F. Gaff(orus)
Gaffurius, Franchinus
- C03 Hortus conclusus
T004 Hortus conclusus