Sentence Examples with the word retouching

Wagner's retouching of Gluck's Iphigenie en Aulide and his edition of Palestrina's Stabat Mater demand mention as important services to music, by no means to be classified (as in some catalogues) with the hack-work with which he kept off starvation in Paris.

No doubt he was employed mainly, as Pliny testifies, in retouching and elaborating his general history.