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Conditio nature defuit; O Natio nephandi generis; Mane prima sabbati

Three-voice anonymous motet


Bamberg: Staatliches Bibliothek, Lit. 115, fol. 49v-50v (3/2);
Darmstadt: Hessische Landesbibliothek 3094, fol. 7-7v (3/2);
London: British Library, Additional 27630, fol. 52v-53 (2/1);
Montpellier: Faculté de Médecine H 196, fol. 87v-89 (3/2);
Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale, fonds français 146, fol. 11v-12 (3/3);
Worcester: Cathedral Library, Additional 68, fragment xxxv, fol. 33v (#65) (3/2) (Triplum and Tenor).


1. Le Roman de Fauvel, manuscrit inédit de la Bibliothèque Nationale (français 146) reproduit par un procédé photographique inaltérable, facsimile edition by Pierre Aubry, Paris: Librairie Paul Geuthner, 1907, (Fauv).
2. Die Handschrift London, British Museum, Add. 27630 (LoD). I: Faksimile, edited by Wolfgang Dömling, Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1972. Das Erbe deutscher Musik 52/53, (LoD).
3. ROESNER, Edward H. Le Roman de Fauvel in the edition of Mesire Chaillou de Pesstain, New York: Broude Brothers, 1990.


1. The Roman de Fauvel; The Works of Philippe de Vitry; French Cycles of the Ordinarium Missae, edited by Leo Schrade, Monaco: Editions de L'Oiseau-Lyre, 1956. Polyphonic Music of the Fourteenth Century I, p. 32.
2. ERWIN, Stuart M. The Motets of the LoD Manuscript, British Museum Add. 27630: Performance Edition and Commentary, Ph.D. dissertation, University of California: 1980, no. 56.


1. Music of the Crusades, Early Music Consort of London, directed by David Munrow: Argo ZRG 673 (GB).
2. Missa Tournai um 1330. Motetten um 1320, Capella Antiqua München, directed by Konrad Ruhland (1967): Telefunken AW6 41231 (SAWT 9517) (GER).

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