M045 Mater patris filia

Standardised text incipit: 
Mater patris filia
Standardised composer: 
Attribution notes: 
"Gaspar" (I-Mfd 1, index; as part of C13a)
Reference source: 
I-Mfd 1, ff. 140v-141r
Number of voices: 
4
Mensuration: 
Length: 
80
Signature: 
b
Clefs: 
g2c2c3c4
Final: 
G
Music incipit: 
..gagbag
...gagba
..gagbag
gagbagfg
Pre-existing melodies (Cantus prius facti): 
Modern editions: 
AMMM 11, 67-71; CMM 106.3
Discography: 
Further notes: 

Text details

Standardised text incipit: 
Mater patris filia
Liturgical/devotional association: 
Marian feasts and observances
Full text: 

Mater patris filia,
Mulier laetitiae,
Stella maris eximia
Audi nostra suspiria.

Regina poli curiae,
Mater misericordiae,
Sis reis porta veniae.

Maria, propter filium
Confer nobis remedium.
Bone fili, prece matris
Dona tuis regna patris.

 

English translation: 

Mother daughter of the Father, woman of joy, special star of the sea, hear our sorrows.

Queen of heaven’s court, mother of compassion, be for those who are guilty a door of forgiveness.

Maria, because of your son, give us the remedy. Good son, on your mother's appeal, give the father’s kingdom to your people.

Correspondences in standard ref works: 

Marian prosa, sometimes included in a week-long rhythmic office of the BVM as a Magnificat antiphon at Vespers on Feria II, RH 2, No. 11349, p. 94 and AH 46, No. 152, p. 202
Mulier letitiae] Mulierum laetitia
the third line of st. 2, missing in our text, is In hac valle miseriae
porta] dona
nobis] reis
prece] preces

Music incipit (MEI): 

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