The Viennese waltz Meisterhaft (Masterly) was commissioned by the Japanese firm Visée International.
It is dedicated to Yuko Okuma, who also comes from Japan and is a world champion hair stylist.
She was presented with the autograph manuscript. The Japanese premiere took place on the occasion
of the award of a decoration to Ms Okuma, and it is her skills that are referred to in the title of the work.