Text adapted from the Parable of the Prodigal Son in the Gospel of Luke (15: 17-21). Text is Responsory for the second Saturday of Lent, but motet is not based on plainchant.
Transcription made by Jacob Sagrans in December 2012 of Pierre de Manchicourt, Opera Omnia, vol. 6: Motets from Various Sources, ed. Lavern J. Wagner, Corpus Mensurabilis Musicae 55 (Neuhausen-Stuttgart: American Institute of Musicology and Hänssler-Verlag, 1984), pp. 163-69, which in turn is transcribed from Selectissimae symphoniae compositae ab excellentibus musicis, antehac non aeditae (Nuremberg: Johann vom Berg and Ulrich Neuber, 1546) (RISM 1546/8), no. VII
Note values halved from RISM 1546/8
Dating approximate. End date is the earliest dated extant print of the motet (RISM 1546/8).
Wagner's suggest ficta are incorporated into the score.