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I think part of the miscommunication is that, "loud...fills the room" can be subjective.

Loud as in you can feel it in your bones and outside?
Or loud as in you can hear it as you walk around the room?

As a fellow music lover, this is what I do to gauge:

1) Where are my dog's ears at when they are relaxed and it's quiet? If my music makes them move their ears (such as slightly back) I turn it down significantly.

2) Could I have a normal conversation-no raised voices or repeats-at this volume?

3) How well.do I hear the music in the next room?

And as an aside, the dog has the ability to leave.
 

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I wouldn't wait for her to show signs of discomfort. In cases like that, I'd use points 2 & 3 to help gauge. With 2, keep in mind average levels of conversation.

If it makes you feel better, turn it down a notch or two. Maybe check out a decibel meter. But, anecdotally, following my list from childhood on, none of the dogs went deaf early.
 
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