M017 Castra caeli dum transcendo

Standardised text incipit: 
Castra caeli dum transcendo
Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
"F. G." (I-Mfd 1)
Reference source: 
I-Mfd 1, ff. 99v-100r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
24
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
c1c3c3c4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
.agfeagg
..cbagab
.dcbabcd
gfedefga
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
AMMM 5, 119-120
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Castra caeli dum transcendo
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Marian feasts and observances
Full text: 

Castra caeli dum transcendo,
Mente pura dum perpendo
Quae sit pax secura
Maria.

Velum templi clam despexi,
Pacis arcam te conspexi,
Dulcis creatura
Maria.

 

English translation: 

I transcend the fields of Heaven, when I examine with a pure Mind what fearless peace is, o Mary.

I secretly despised the veil of the temple, I observed you, arc of peace, o sweet creature Mary.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Sequence De Beata Maria V., AH 54, No. 237, pp. 374-375, st. 1-2; MONE 2, No. 557, p. 360.

Further notes: 

T018 is the continuation of this text.

Music incipit (MEI): 

Sources with this motet

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Source Motet incipit Attribution Rubric Cycle / Text
I-Mfd 1
099v-100r
Castra caeli dum transcendo
ID: M017
F. G.
Gaffurius, Franchinus
- C07 Castra caeli dum transcendo
T017 Castra caeli dum transcendo