There’s some doubt as to whether this four-part motet is by Peñalosa or Escobar, irrespective of which of them it’s by it’s a beautiful Marian motet by a Spanish master. It’s sung below by the Ensemble Gilles Binchois & Les Sacqueboutiers conducted by Dominique Vellard´. Enjoy :-).
Memorare, Piissima, opprobria et crudeles gressus quos Filius tuus, Iesus Nazarenus, sustulit pro nostra amicitia; et memora quinque millia flagella quæ sustulit; tene memoria quomodo tractatus est inter manus inimicorum; non dimitas cogitare quomodo vidisti eum afixum in cruce et crudeliter manus eius et pedes confixi clavis; et recordare gravissimum dolorem quem recepisti, videndo eum in tuis sacratissimis brachiis mortuum, et sic tractatum viliter quem genuisti. O, Mater alienorum, esto memor peccatorum. Amen.
Remember, o gracious one, the insults and vicissitudes which your son, Jesus of Nazareth, endured for his love of us; remember also, the five thousand lashes of the scourge which he received; remember how he was delivered into the hands of his enemies; without end, consider how you saw him fastened on the cross, his hands and feet cruelly nailed; and recall the great anguish you felt on seeing, without life in your holy arms, he who you had begat. O Mother of the condemned, for all that, remember the sinners. Amen.
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